NMAC Statement on the Passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Sept. 18, 2020 – NMAC has released the following statement on the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

“NMAC mourns the loss of a champion for minority health equality, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg,” said NMAC Executive Director Paul Kawata. “Justice Ginsburg was a consistent voice for fairness, for women, for LGBTQ Americans, for people living with HIV, and for correcting racial injustices. While we deeply mourn her passing, we must remain vigilant and determined to ensure her legacy of profound fairness and equality is memorialized through our actions, laws, and policies.”

NMAC leads with race to urgently fight for health equity and racial justice to end the HIV epidemic in America. Since 1987, NMAC has advanced our mission through a variety of programs and services, including: a public policy education program, national and regional training conferences, a treatment and research program, numerous electronic and print materials, and a website: www.nmac.org. NMAC also serves as an association of AIDS service organizations, providing valuable information to community-based organizations, hospitals, clinics, and other groups assisting individuals and families affected by the HIV epidemic.