The Ujima Men’s Collective Conference brings together many leaders in the field of HIV/AIDS from key decision makers to frontline service providers and provides an opportunity to build substantial relationships with people and organizations committed to the fight against homophobia and to empowering, educating and enlightening Black same-gender-loving men. Don’t miss the presentations below with UCHAPS Program Manager, Kenya Hutton, at the upcoming Ujima Conference!
National HIV Testing Week provides an unprecedented opportunity for partners across the US to unite for one week to help more people become aware of their HIV status and to encourage those who know their HIV status and are not in regular HIV medical care to start a discussion about treatment.
Capacity for Health, a national project funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide free training and capacity building to organizations involved in HIV prevention services with support from UCHAPS, is offering a FREE two-day training for new and potential HIV prevention program managers.
GW students, don’t miss this opportunity to chat with UCHAPS about internship and employment opportunities!
Please join us for an important discussion on community engagement and leadership in the local response to HIV/AIDS in Baltimore.
During the House Ballroom Community (HBC), meeting participants will discuss the effects of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV and Hepatitis C, drug use and addiction, mental health, crime and incarceration, intimate partner violence, and many other disparities that impact our community. In addition, they will discuss the “how to” of advocacy, especially as we enter into a critical period in US politics with the midterm elections in November, and engage in conversations about high-impact programming that will improve the health and well-being of the LBGTQ community. Don’t miss the “Crystal Meth, Alcohol, Opioid Use Addiction, and HIV Risk” presentation with UCHAPS Program Manager, Kenya Hutton, at the upcoming HBC!
Addressing HIV stigma and discrimination is critical to achieving an AIDS-free generation. Join us for a discussion on how HIV-related stigma impacts the more than 1.1 million Americans that are living with HIV and what we can do about it.
As service providers, we often work to change the world while neglecting ourselves. Our work depletes us and replicates patterns of trauma, trigger, harm, and extraction. This webinar will explore the dismantling of the structures that are systematically dehumanizing people living with HIV.
Integrated planning is essential for health departments to develop coordinated and effective systems of HIV/AIDS prevention and care for populations in large urban areas. This session will focus on the experiences of four city health departments and explore the successes and challenges that occurred during their integrated planning processes.
Be sure to register for the upcoming virtual UCHAPS membership meeting on Monday, July 16 at 1 PM EDT to discuss improving drug user health in HIV prevention activities and determining next steps for your organization. The UCHAPS membership meeting will be followed by a virtual roundtable discussion on Tuesday, July 17 at 1 PM EDT.
Join UCHAPS as we host the "Youth in the Movement: Supporting Youth Advocates" webinar to discuss supporting youth advocates in a meaningful way with tools, support and resources that are integral to their success. Join us to learn how you can encourage the next generation of advocates.
The nonprofit-led Measure4Change Advisory Council invites you to network with and learn from local nonprofits, funders, government employees, researchers, advocates, social impact consultants, and other stakeholders in this space. This first regional conference of the Measure4Change Community of Practice is aimed at providing practical guidance and functional tools to build and maintain a robust culture of continuous improvement through evaluation and performance measurement.
Be sure to register for the upcoming virtual UCHAPS membership meeting on Monday, February 26 to learn more about health equity and social justice in HIV prevention activities, advance the urban health agenda, and determine next steps for your organization in its commitment to eliminating health disparities.
Join UCHAPS during the NAESM Leadership Conference to discuss HIV prevention and care opportunities and challenges for Black gay and bisexual men. Panelists include Kevin Jones, Urban Coalition for HIV/AIDS Prevention Services; Dr. DeMarc Hickson, Us Helping Us, People into Living, Inc.; and, David J. Johns, National Black Justice Coalition. The panel will be moderated by Dr. Eugene McCray, Director of the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention at the CDC's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention.
“Chemsex,” the use of stimulants and other drugs combined with high-risk sexual behavior, has reached crisis proportions among older people living with HIV/AIDS and Black Gay Men. In this panel discussion, presenters will explore this phenomenon in both clinical and deeply personal terms.
UCHAPS knows that PrEP is a valuable tool that women can use to take control of their sexual health and is committed to raising awareness among women about PrEP. Join UCHAPS for a discussion on the unique issues surrounding women and PrEP and representation of women in PrEP research.
Join UCHAPS and NASTAD to discuss the benefits of e-learning by leveraging online technical assistance platforms as a vehicle for capacity building assistance. You don't want to miss this conversation for health department staff.