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Finding Aid to the Mountains AIDS Foundation Records, 1994-2002 Coll2013.068
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Description
Legal documents, meeting minutes and agendas, programs, flyers, correspondence, photographs, floppy disks, financial records, and clippings related to the Mountains AIDS Foundation, 1994-2002. The nonprofit operated the Sacred Mountain Retreat Program at Zaca Lake, consisting of a five day, four night, non-sectarian, spiritually-oriented retreat for people living with HIV/AIDS.
Background
The Mountains AIDS Foundation was founded in 1994 by Phyllis Shankman and based in Santa Monica, California. The primary feature of the nonprofit was the Sacred Mountain Retreat Program at Zaca Lake, north of Santa Barbara, consisting of a five day, four night, non-sectarian, spiritually-oriented program for people living with HIV/AIDS. Offered 5 to 6 times a year, the retreats were designed to offer participants an opportunity to address their feelings of fear and confusion, and explore their capacity for healing, self-acceptance, self-care, and living more successfully with HIV/AIDS. The nonprofit was dissolved in 2002 and operation of the Sacred Mountain Retreat Program taken over by Growing Edge.
Extent
0.6 linear foot. 1 archive carton
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.