Effective Engagement of Elected Officials

This webinar will provide community-based organizations and local health departments guidance to increase elected officials understanding of the importance of public health messages, encourage HIV advocacy, and support HIV prevention efforts.

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Ivory Howard
UCHAPS Jurisdictional Site Visits

UCHAPS makes visiting each jurisdiction in its membership a priority to gather best practices and resources in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Information is then shared with members and partners to empower them in their efforts to end the epidemic.

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Ivory Howard
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day PSA with Marc Wayne

The HIV epidemic affects the health and well-being of African American men and women across the nation. According to the CDC, African Americans account for a high proportion of new HIV diagnoses and people living with HIV compared to other races and ethnicities. Hear what Marc Wayne has to say about this!

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Ivory Howard
Expanding Youth Access to PrEP

Join UCHAPS for a Facebook Live interview with Adrian Guzman, the Director of Policy and External Affairs at the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, where he will discuss how the city expanded PrEP access to youth.

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Ivory Howard
Mathematical Modeling

Mathematical modeling is an important tool in both understanding the spread of infectious disease throughout populations and decision-making for public health departments. This webinar will introduce the basics of commonly used mathematical models for HIV, the benefits and challenges of creating models of HIV transmission, and examples of interventions for HIV prevention created through mathematical modeling. 

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Ivory Howard
Ending the Epidemic Plans

The ending the epidemic (ETE) plans are put in place to improve the health outcomes of all people living with and vulnerable to the virus and strategically seeks to end the epidemic. The ETE Plans from UCHAPS jurisdictions are available here.

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Ivory Howard
UCHAPS Legislative Guide

It is critical that those working towards an end to HIV have an understanding of the importance of advocacy, particularly legislative advocacy, as a tool in the fight against HIV. UCHAPS hopes that by providing its members and the larger community of HIV advocates with this guide, we can help advocates to engage in strong, targeted legislative advocacy, particularly at the state and local levels, that will drive the policy and political change necessary to end HIV.

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Ivory Howard
Narrative as a Tool for Health

As public health practitioners and community mobilizers, storytelling provides an opportunity to engage in an inquiry and exchange process to design and improve human-centered services and programs. Learn how to develop a storytelling event in your community.

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Ivory Howard
Healing Justice and HIV

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 explores the dismantling of the structures that are systematically dehumanizing people living with HIV.

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Ivory Howard
Integrated Planning: Successes and Challenges

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. 

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Ivory Howard
Nonprofits and Advocacy

Join UCHAPS for an interactive webinar on the do’s and dont’s of advocacy as a nonprofit organization. Learn how your organization can be part of a movement without jeopardizing your nonprofit status.

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Ivory Howard
Latino Mobilization and Engagement Roundtable

The roundtable will discuss Latino mobilization and engagement; consider policies that hinder HIV prevention efforts; and develop strategies including crafting messaging, selecting a messenger, considering your audience, and educating policymakers. The discussion will end with reflections on and next steps for the Urban Health Agenda.

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Ivory Howard
Supporting Youth Advocates

Join UCHAPS as we 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.

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Ivory Howard
Advancing Health Equity

A panel of national social justice advocates, policy strategists, and community activists discuss changing landscape of healthcare, mounting concerns in the HIV community, and ways that health departments and local HIV organizations can commit to health equity and social justice.

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Ivory Howard