PROGRAMS

Health Department Support

STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT

Host small group session to give community members an opportunity to share concerns and offer recommendations. Agency specifies populations and questions. Facilitated discussion summary report of findings, and follow-up briefing.

GREATER THAN AIDS MOBILIZATION

Offer access and training surround multi-organizational collaborative effort to coordinate, implement and promote on the ground HIV mobilization activities to enhance Greater Than AIDS social marketing campaign.

PERSONS LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS MOBILIZATION STRATEGIES

Help advocates create a stigma-free status disclosure experience for those infected with HIV/AIDS. Provide support to heads of local HIV-positive support groups through training and access to latest HIV/AIDS information.

MEN WHO HAVE SEX WITH MEN INITIATIVE

Link Black gay men who are HIV-positive to both local and national service organizations that target BGM. Operate as a positive BGM advocacy space from recruitment to deployment. Create a platform for training, education and strategic planning.

BLACK TREATMENT ADVOCATES NETWORK

Increase patient access to and utilization of treatment and care. Strengthen local leadership. Advocate for policy change in Black communities. Includes a venue to increase science and treatment knowledge for Black communities.

LOCAL HIV WORKFORCE READINESS ASSESSMENT

Provide health departments with a summary of current HIV/AIDS knowledge, attitudes and beliefs among their staff regarding bio-medical and behavioral interventions, the Affordable Care Act, and the National HIV/AIDS Strategy.