Posts by Aileen Brown

  • Aileen Brown

    Aileen Brown and Brittany Schmitt, scaled the “Quadbuster” as part of the AIDS/Lifecycle – a cycling event and fundraiser aimed at “ending the pandemic and human suffering caused by AIDS”. Here are Aileen’s impressions: There stands the final Peets Coffee, before we ride to the finish line in Los Angeles. 545 miles behind us and one more hill left to go. We pulled over, grabbed a cool beverage and cheered in those riders behind us passing through…

  • Aileen Brown

    Did you know that in California alone there are 151,000 people living with AIDS/HIV? Nationally, 70 percent of all new infections occurs in communities of color and people under the age of 25 are increasingly affected. The costs associated, with medical care and treatment for a person with HIV, are about $20,000 per year. Access to life-saving drugs, clinical trials and state-of-the-art treatment helps those with the disease live a longer and better quality of life. My colleague…