Southern Solidarity HIV Advocacy Summit

Event Details

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CHLP's S. Mandisa Moore-O'Neal will participate in the opening panel Advocacy in the South: The Now and The Next, a conversation about shaping future strategies and initiatives to end HIV in the South on Friday, November 3 at 9:35a ET.


  • Krista Wright Thayer – Friends for All - The Haven 
  • S. Mandisa Moore O’Neal – CHLP 
  • Marsha Jones – The Afiya Center 
  • Dr. Dakota Demetri Cox – Medical Consultant 
  • Moderator: Don Operario – Rollins School of Public Health

The Southern Solidarity HIV Advocacy Summit is hosted by Emory COMPASS Center, Southern AIDS Coalition, and ACT NOW: END AIDS. This event will take place at Emory University Rollins School of Public Health in Atlanta, GA from Friday, November 3 to Saturday, November 4, 2023.

This summit is for people who want to build their skills around HIV policy advocacy and advocates living with or impacted by HIV who want to learn how to use their voices to impact policy decisions in their communities. The “Southern Solidarity HIV Advocacy Summit” is set to be a catalyst for crucial conversations and powerful change in the fight against HIV. Together, we can drive progress.