The Tennessee AIDS Advocacy Network (TAAN) is a non-partisan association of people affected by and concerned about HIV/AIDS in Tennessee.  Nashville CARES created the  TAAN in 2007. This statewide network of service providers and citizen advocates for HIV policy initiatives on both a state and county level through policy analysis, advocacy training and coordinated community activities. Through the Tennessee AIDS Advocacy Network (TAAN), Nashville CARES works to improve services for, and protect the rights of, people living with and vulnerable to HIV and AIDS by working to improve awareness among policymakers and community leaders about HIV/AIDS as a continuing public health priority within our state. Click here to join the TAAN email list. You will receive regular communication and up-to-date information about emerging policy issues that affect the lives of people living with and at risk for HIV in Tennessee.  

Meet Your Advocacy Coordinator


Madeline Langub is Tennessee AIDS Advocacy Network’s Advocacy Coordinator. She has previously worked in government affairs and within the walls of Tennessee’s legislature for various clients in the realm of LGBT and healthcare issues. She is passionate about modernizing Tennessee’s HIV laws and working toward a more equitable state for the HIV community. With both legislative and advocacy experience, she brings the two worlds together and acts as a vehicle for advocates’ voices to be heard and to make meaningful change. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, reading, and hanging out with her cat, Milo.