To positively impact the quality of life for medically underserved communities living with or at risk for HIV/AIDS and other health disparities through culturally competent and linguistically appropriate programs in Southern California.
To advocate, educate, and achieve optimal health and wellbeing for medically underserved communities.
APAIT Core Values
We are committed to our clients and the community, and to upholding our vision, mission and values until there’s a cure.
We honor the value of others, regardless of position, status, culture or personal qualities, and by so doing, we earn their respect.
We provide excellent service with pride and honesty, staying true to our convictions and striving for consistency in what we do and how we do it.
We are open and honest in our interactions, practicing effective communication skills, such as thinking before speaking, listening as well as talking, demonstrating competency and being sensitive in our internal and external communications.
APAIT nurtures and develops staff by identifying and building their strengths and by guiding staff through a mutually understanding mentoring relationship that encourages a professional work ethic and develops future leaders for the agency.
We work as an efficient, productive and accepting team, sharing responsibilities and recognizing that our work affects other team members.
We deliver care to our clients in a humanistic and healt-felt way, recognizing that each client is unique. We are understanding and supportive of our co-workers in their professional and personal lives.
We provide our staff and clients with the knowledge and tools to be assertive, to act as leaders and advocates in the community, and to make the right HIV prevention choices.