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October 3, 1987
John C. Wolfe, a psychologist who served as director of special treatment and rehabilitation programs at the National Institute for Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, has been named the new executive director of AIDS Project Los Angeles. "I wanted to return to working with health and social issues that dealt with the disenfranchised people," Wolfe said, adding that he plans to work closely with minority group organizations.
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August 26, 1988 | JANNY SCOTT, Times Medical Writer
The executive director of AIDS Project Los Angeles, the oldest and largest AIDS service agency in the county, has resigned amid charges that the organization has strayed from its mission, been insensitive to minorities and been allowed to slide into debt, officials said Thursday. John C. Wolfe, who took over just 11 months ago, submitted his resignation at a heated board meeting Tuesday night at which members of the staff announced a vote of no confidence in top management.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 26, 1988 | JANNY SCOTT, Times Medical Writer
The executive director of AIDS Project Los Angeles, the oldest and largest AIDS service agency in the county, has resigned amid charges that the organization has strayed from its mission, been insensitive to minorities and been allowed to slide into debt, officials said Thursday. John C. Wolfe, who took over just 11 months ago, submitted his resignation at a heated board meeting Tuesday night at which members of the staff announced a vote of no confidence in top management.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 3, 1987
John C. Wolfe, a psychologist who served as director of special treatment and rehabilitation programs at the National Institute for Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, has been named the new executive director of AIDS Project Los Angeles. "I wanted to return to working with health and social issues that dealt with the disenfranchised people," Wolfe said, adding that he plans to work closely with minority group organizations.
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July 22, 1988 | AMY STEVENS, Times Staff Writer
As the number of AIDS cases among minorities nationwide appears to be rising at a faster rate than among Anglos, Los Angeles County's largest AIDS service organization has announced a plan to address the "changing face" of the epidemic. AIDS Project Los Angeles will become "much more aggressive" in its recruiting of Latino and black staff members and will target an increasing number of programs to minority communities, project chief John C. Wolfe said Thursday.
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November 3, 1987 | JEANNINE STEIN, Times Staff Writer
It was, as producer/director George Schlatter put it, not a heavily messaged evening. But if it was light on messages, it was heavy on sentiment at the Commitment to Life Benefit for AIDS Project Los Angeles. APLA honored geneticist Mathilde Krim, Ph.D., and Whoopi Goldberg at its third annual show and party Sunday night at the Wiltern Theatre. As in the past two years, support for APLA was tremendous.
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September 26, 1988 | BARBARA KOH, Times Staff Writer
AIDS Project Los Angeles--troubled with a lack of cash, the resignation of its executive director, internal soul-searching over its size and direction, and what many see as public apathy to the AIDS epidemic--received a boost Sunday by 10,000 people who walked to raise $1.5 million for the agency.
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February 8, 1988 | LYNN SIMROSS, Times Staff Writer
Southern California clinical trials of a blood collection kit are sparking an impassioned debate over the issue of home testing for antibodies to the AIDS virus. The kit is being marketed by USAT Laboratories Inc. of Newbury Park, Calif., which last week began taking out newspaper advertisements seeking participants in the trials.
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