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.
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.
DSA Feminist Commission
AIDS Action Committee Boston
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.