We Are Here: Toward An Advocacy Agenda for Black Gay Men in the South (webinar)

If we believe our lives are priceless we can’t be conquered.
- Essex Hemphill

Join The Counter Narrative Project and the HIV Prevention Justice Alliance on Thursday July 31st from 3pm to 4:30pm EST for a webinar focused on issues facing black gay men in the South and discussion around the development of an advocacy agenda.

Our panel will focus on HIV criminalization and incarceration, mental health and trauma, intersectionality, social justice, engaging faith communities, access and barriers to healthcare, and the role of culture in community engagement, mobilization, and building power. Panelists will offer recommendations around responding to the structural issues that impact black gay men in the South, including the social drivers of HIV.

Panelists include:

•    Louis Graham, Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

•    Rashida Richardson, Staff Attorney, Center for the HIV Law and Policy

•    Aquarius Gilmer, Regional Affiliate Coordinator, National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS

Moderator: Charles Stephens, Founder, The Counter Narrative Project

Thu, Jul 31, 2014 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM EDT

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