Carisa Cunningham

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Carisa Cunningham

Carisa Cunningham is a specialist in AIDS, public health, and LGBT issues.

Gay Men’s Health Crisis

Cunningham worked in public relations for Gay Men’s Health Crisis in the 1980s.[1]

DSA staffer

In 1984 Democratic Socialists of America staff members included Carisa Cunningham[2].

DSA Youth Section Women's Caucus

The members of the DSA Youth Section Women's Caucus between 1985 - 1986 were: Amy Bachrach, Kathleen Bennett, Eva Bertram, Liza Bruna, Carol Cosenza, Carisa Cunningham, Marzia Deley-Fiastri, Gina Dorcely, Natasha Gray, Peggy Grimes, Nina Karnovsky, Julie Larmi, Robin Lasersohn, Lisa Laufer, Sherri Levine, Ceilanne Libber, Erika Meyer, Nancy Niemczyk, Miriam Peskowitz, Melanie Phillpot, Elizabeth Szanto, Bonnie Simmons, Jane Welna, Melissa Wender and Janet Wilder.

Here Cunningham served as the contact person with the DSA Feminist Commission.[3]

DSA Feminist Commission

In 1985, Carisa Cunningham of New York was listed as a member of the Feminist Commission of the Democratic Socialists of America.[4]

In 1986 Carisa Cunningham was listed as a member of the National Executive Committee of the Feminist Commission of the Democratic Socialists of America.[5]

AIDS Action Committee Boston

Cunningham has served as the director of public relations for the AIDS Action Committee in Boston.[6]

Wheelock College

Cunningham has been director of public relations for the AIDS Action Council, a project of Wheelock College.[7]

Harvard AIDS Institute in Botswana

Cunningham has worked for the Harvard AIDS Institute in Botswana, handling communications surrounding the first HIV vaccine trial to take place in Southern Africa.

Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders

Cunningham is the Director of Public Affairs and Education at Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders. GLAD is an organization with the mission of ending discrimination based on sexual orientation, HIV status and gender identity and expression.[8]

References

  1. GLAD website: staff
  2. DSA membership letter Oct 24 1984
  3. 1986 DSA Feminist Commission Directory
  4. DSA Feminist Commission Directory, 1985
  5. 1986 DSA Feminist Commission Directory
  6. GLAD website: staff
  7. GLAD website: staff
  8. GLAD website: staff