Making a Difference
The Community Liver Alliance is dedicated to supporting the community through liver disease awareness, prevention, education and research.
Who We Are
The Community Liver Alliance (CLA), headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA., is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, community-based organization dedicated to promoting liver health and liver disease awareness, prevention, education and research. Supported by a network of patients, caregivers, healthcare professionals and community leaders, the organization conducts screenings, develops and runs educational workshops, coordinates support groups, facilitates linkage to necessary medical care, provides education for policy makers on issues related to liver health and works with community leaders and groups to raise awareness about liver disease.
The focus of the CLA is to provide support and education to those experiencing liver illnesses, their caregivers, and health professionals. The vision also includes educating the community at large on liver wellness and advocating to government representatives to ensure that issues surrounding liver disease, screenings, education and research funding is recognized and supported.
We created a comprehensive advocacy program surrounding HCV screening, prevention and awareness; We are creating a Fatty Liver/NASH Coalition to promote liver health through screening, prevention, community outreach and education,
The Community Liver Alliance builds bridges connecting patients to health care providers and services; creates and conducts screenings, educational workshops and seminars; coordinates support groups; works with local media and community groups to increase awareness of liver wellness and liver disease; offers a patient assistance program, financially supports the local youth transplant camp; funds local research and meets with local, state, and federal policy makers to initiate positive change.