Edited by Paul Quin
White House hosts Jim Campbell represents NEAHOF at March 2011 meeting of The National HIV/AIDS Strategy Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Community Consultation.
HIV·Aids strategy consultation
Agenda✖ Welcome, Ronald O. Valdiserri, M.D., MPH, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases
✖ Remarks, Jeffrey Crowley, MPH, Director, White House Office of National HIV/AIDS Policy
✖ Overview of Agenda, Christopher H. Bates, MPA, Executive Director, Presidential Advisory Council on HIV·AIDS
✖ The Domestic HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Impact on LGBT Communities, Ronald Stall, PhD, University of Pittsburgh
✖ Is HIV/AIDS an important health concern in your community? Why or why not. Discussion moderated by Christopher H. Bates, MPA
✖ Recent Successes and Challenges Promoting Health in LGBT Communities, panelists Valerie Spencer, BA, Transcend Empowerment Institute, Rodney Van Derwarker, MPH; Fenway, Darryl Cummings, MA; LA Gay and Lesbian Center, Andrew Forsyth, PhD, moderator
✖ And yes we know, some of them are . . . , Jesse Milan, J.D., Altarum Institute
Breakout sessionsIn all sessions, emphasis was on identifying untapped or unrealized potential partners.
✖ How can federal agencies and non-governmental organizations improve partnerships to promote healthy LGBT communities beyond HIV?
✖ If health promotion or HIV is not a priority in your work or for your constituency, what strategy would you use to penetrate resistance?
✖ How can health promotion or the National HIV·AIDS Strategy be incorporated into the work that you do or used to enhance services you are already providing?
✖ As you see it, what are unmet health needs or concerns in your community and what barriers exist beyond funding?
Affinity groupsCommon question for all groups: If you were tasked with designing a preventative health campaign for your organization or community, what would it look like? What messages would it contain? And how would you convey it?
✖ How does HIV fit into the health concerns of the MSM community?
✖ How does HIV fit into the health concerns of women?
✖ How does HIV fit into the health concerns of the transgender·transsexual community?
✖ How does HIV fit into the health concerns of those over 50?
✖ How does HIV fit into the health concerns of LGBT youth + young adults?