Agendas, minutes, reports, fliers, forms, and planning materials from Californians for AIDS Research and Education (CARE),
and documentation from the AIDS Initiative Committee (AIC) and the No on Prop 96 and 102 campaigns in Los Angeles, California,
1987-1990. After the victory over California Proposition 64 in 1986, community members formed CARE to educate the public and
defeat Proposition 69. AIC sought to place a proposition on the June 1988 ballot to create an AIDS research fund, but it failed
to qualify for the ballot. CARE then committed its efforts to the No on Proposition 96 and 102 campaigns for the November
After the victory over California Proposition 64, the LaRouche Initiative, in 1986, community members sought to form a statewide
organization. The organization would prepare to defeat similar initiatives and champion progressive initiatives concerning
HIV/AIDS. From this effort, the Californians for AIDS Research and Education (CARE) and later the AIDS Initiative Committee
(AIC) were created. CARE worked to educate the public and defeat California Proposition 69, the AIDS Initiative Statute championed
by Paul Gann. Proposition 69 would have required the reporting of HIV/AIDS cases to the state and could have subjected individuals
to quarantine. CARE also worked with AIC to place the AIDS Tax Credit Initiative on the June 1988 ballot. The income tax credit
initiative would have funded HIV/AIDS research. While the income tax credit initiative failed to qualify for the ballot, Proposition
69 was defeated by two million votes.
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