Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 1997-A046
Title: Authorize and Fund Church Consultations on HIV/AIDS and Racism
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred
Final Text:

Resolved, That the Episcopal Church Center, in collaboration with the Commission on HIV/AIDS and the National Episcopal AIDS Coalition, convene consultations during the triennium to (1) examine in depth the impact of HIV/AIDS in communities of color, (2) clarify the role of racism in AIDS among these communities, and (3) identify specific actions which Episcopalians in communities of color and in the majority community must take in response to HIV/AIDS; and be it further

Resolved, That the sum of $40,000 be appropriated for the conduct of these consultations and distribution of the results of their work.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, 1997 (New York: General Convention, 1998), p. 280.