Abdul Hasan, Jamal Rollins, Harold Long, and Irene Villasenor
of the Hetrick-Martin Institute in New York City
in collaboration with
Lorie Novak and Clilly Castiglia
of Collected Visions and
Adjoa Margaret Stack
of The Hetrick-Martin Institute.

Technical Direction and Sound Design by Clilly Castiglia
Project Coordination by Adjoa Margaret Stack,
Management of Information Systems Coordinator at HMI
Design by Lorie Novak, Betsey Kershaw,
and the youth at the Hetrick-Martin Institute
Torch painting by Harold Long, 1997
Heart painting by Irene, 1997

Positive Visions was conceived by Lorie Novak for DWA 1996.
Special thanks to Ginny Shubert for all her input
and for coming up with the title Positive Visions.

Carol Stakenas at Creative Time
At The Hetrick-Martin Institute:
Verna Eggleston, Executive Director
Christopher R. Rodriguez, Director of Youth Services
Randall Cole, Communications Coordinator
Carl R. Strange, Training and Youth Initiatives Coordinator
Margarita Lopez, Operations Coordinator
Alan Rooney, Intake Coordinator
Eric Canny, Coordinator of Educational Services
Cynthia Glozier, Harvey Milk School Teacher
and special thanks to Lisa Ross,
Associate Coordinator of the Drop-In Center

The Hetrick-Martin Institute was co-founded in 1979 by Emery S. Hetrick and Damien Martin, life partners committed to building a safe and just future for lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth. Today, the Hetrick-Martin Institute is the oldest and largest not-for-profit multi-service agency serving gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth. The Institute serves more than 7,500 youth each year with a broad range of vital services including individual, group, and family counseling; an after-school Drop-In Center; the Harvey Milk School; training on issues of sexuality and HIV/AIDS for youth and professionals; youth leadership programs; and Project First Step and Cafe HMI for homeless youth. For more information, contact The Hetrick-Martin Institute at 2 Astor Place, New York, NY 10003, 212-274-2400 or email Look for Hetrick-Martin's web site - coming in early 1998.

Please be sure to visit the Positive Visions Archive
where we have have a growing collection of photo essays
about people affected by and infected with HIV/AIDS.
We invite your submissions to this important archive.

Collected Visions is sponsored by the
NYU Center for Advanced Technology.
For more information on Collected Visions' creators, please see our bios.

| DWA Links | Positve Visions 97 | More Info | Collected Visions Home |

© 1997 Lorie Novak / Collected Visions