Wednesday, February 20, 2019

The Mpowerment Project at the National HIV Prevention Conference (NHPC) 2019

We are attending the National HIV Prevention Conference (NHPC) in Atlanta GA, March 18 - 21, 2019. We look forward to meeting you.

 "The National HIV Prevention Conference (NHPC) is the preeminent HIV prevention conference in the United States involving state, local, and tribal health departments, community based organizations, federal agencies, researchers, clinicians, people living with HIV and others sharing the latest advancements, strategies, and accomplishments in HIV prevention.

The theme for NHPC 2019 is 
Getting to No New HIV Infections, which will highlight dynamic approaches to HIV prevention, detection and management, and the critical roles that different communities have in achieving this vision."

The NHPC 2019 Website.   Download the full NHPC Conference Program.

What is the Mpowerment Project? The Mpowerment Project (MP),is a community level intervention making HIV prevention a priority among young gay and bisexual men.

Scroll down for the following information:
  •  Our booth location at #NHPC2019.  Hyatt Grand Hall. Booth 129.
  •  The Mpowerment Project (MP) Reunion and Affinity Session.  Wednesday March 20th @ 7pm.  Regency 5 (V), Ballroom Level.
  •  Sessions and posters of note: hosted by coordinators of Mpowerment Projects across the country
  •  The Mpowerment Project (MP) is a community level intervention giving young bisexual and gay men a voice in prevention programming that affect them
  • "Cut Paste and Post Me" - help us spread the word


Say Hi. The Mpowerment Project NHPC booth

Exhibit Booth Location:  Grand Hall. Booth 129.

During the Conference visit us at Booth TBA. We represent the University California San Francisco's (UCSF) Capacity Building Assistance Partnership.  We are hosting the booth alongside our colleagues: Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS)UCSF Alliance Health Project and the Center of Excellence for Transgender Health.  Be sure to say hello. Drop by and pick up some of our free swag (pens, iphone holders, notepads and bags).

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Join Us. The Mpowerment Project Reunion and Affinity Session

What: The MP Project Reunion and Affinity Session.  This year's theme:  We are the Justice League - the world's greatest heroes!  Stay connected with the MP affinity and reunion, follow the MP Facebook event: FB Link.

Catch up with everyone involved in building communities across the globe. Miss your fellow Mpowerment (MP) trainees and wish you could get together again? Interested in meeting and swapping information with other MPs? Well then, we've got you covered. Come play with us.

When:  Wednesday March 7th, 7pm.  

Where:  Hyatt Regency 5 (V), Ballroom Level.

Who: Everyone is welcome...funders, CDC staff, all NHPC attendees, supervisors, coordinators and participants. Anyone interested in HIV prevention for and by bisexual and gay men.

Follow the Reunion event page for news, updates and other news: Facebook event link 

Hosts: Details coming soon!

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Be sure to attend these sessions hosted by the Principle Investigators of the Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS) UCSF and the Mpowerment Project. 

Distribution of self test kits through the social networks of African American and Latino MSM - Abstract ID: 5748

Marguerita Lightfoot, Chad Campbell, Nicholas Moss, Sheri Lippman
Oral Presentation
Session Number: A04
Session Title: Do It at Home! Implementation Strategies to Increase Availability and Accessibility of HIV Self-Testing among Priority Populations
Session Date:  Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Session Time: 4:00PM - 5:30PM
Hotel: Atlanta Marriott Marquis 
Room Location:  A706-A707

Best practices for maintaining access to HIV prevention and care services in an era of restrictive immigration policy: Lessons from California - ABSTRACT ID # 6209

Emily Arnold, Shannon Fuller, Emma Bohannon, Emma Botta, Wayne Steward 
Oral Presentation
Session Number: LB05
Session Title:  Latino Culture in Prevention and Care
Session Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 
Session Time: 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Hotel: Hyatt Regency Atlanta Hotel
Room Location: Embassy D-F

I ain’t ready to die”: Mobile Technology For Healthy Aging Among Older HIV-Positive Black Men Who Have Sex with Men - Abstract ID:  5968

Judy Tan, Anna Napoles
Oral Presentation
Session Number: C09
Session Title: Using Technology to Engage Diverse Populations 
Session Date:  Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Session Time: 4:00pm - 5:30PM
Hotel: Atlanta Marriott Marquis
Room Location: Imperial B

Adapting, Implementing, and Evaluating an Evidence-Informed Intervention to Improve Engagement in Care Among Black MSM Living with HIV in Alameda County, CA - Abstract ID: 6180

Greg Rebchook, Rob Newells, Andrew Wilson, Lance Pollack, Janet Myers, Emily Arnold, Susan Kegeles, Daryl Mangosing, Marguerita Lightfoot
Oral Presentation
Session Number: LB03
Session Title: Data to Care: Identifying and reengaging those who are out of care and improving retention 
Session Date: Thursday, March 21, 2019 
Session Time: 8:30AM - 10:00AM
Hotel: Atlanta Marriott Marquis
Room Location: A707-A706

Do partner status, viral load, childhood sexual abuse, and personal responsibility predict the sexual behavior of young African American MSM living with HIV in Texas? ABSTRACT ID #5669

Greg Rebchook, Lance Pollack, Dave Huebner, Judy Tan, Susan Kegeles
Poster Presentation: Session A
Poster ID: CP13
Location: Grand Hall Exhibit Level Hyatt Regency
Date: Tuesday March 19th  
Time: 12:30 – 1:30 PM

Walk the Talk: An Approach to Include Community in Defining HIV Prevention Research in the San Francisco Bay Area” ABSTRACT ID #5653

Barbara Green-Ajufo, Daryl Mangosing, Greg Rebchook, and Marguerita Lightfoot
Poster Presentation: Session A
Poster ID: BP49
Location: Grand Hall Exhibit Level Hyatt Regency
Date: Tuesday March 19th  
Time: 12:30 – 1:30 PM

The Mpowerment Project (MP),is a community level intervention giving young men a voice in prevention programming that affect them. 


Cut, Paste and Post me! 

Want to make an enormous difference in the lives of young gay and bisexual men? What is the Mpowerment Project up to at #NHPC2019?  

The world's greatest heroes! Join us at the Mpowerment Reunion / Affinity Session
Wednesday 3/10 7pm. Hyatt Grand Hall Booth 129 #NHPC2019 #Mpowerment #MpowermentFamily  

Join us for a Justice League inspired Mpowerment Family Reunion and Affinity at #NHPC2019 FB Link:    
The world's greatest heroes! Join us at the Mpowerment Reunion / Affinity Session
Location:  Wednesday 3/20 @ 7pm.  Hyatt Regency V, Ballroom Level.  #NHPC2019 #Mpowerment #MpowermentFamily  

We've found many young gay and bi men want a voice in their local HIV prevention programs.
Join us at the Justice League themed Mpowerment Reunion & Affinity Session #NHPC2019 FB Event Page:     Everyone invited!  Wednesday 3/10 7pm. Hyatt Regency V, Ballroom Level. 

We know many young gay/bi men have a strong desire to build a healthier community. 
Join us for the JUSTICE LEAGUE Mpowerment Reunion & Affinity Session Wednesday 3/10 7pm. Hyatt Regency V, Ballroom Level.  #NHPC2019 FB Link:     

HIV prevention that builds on gay men's strengths. 

Visit the #Mpowerment Project at 129!
Meet our colleagues @AHP_SF @UCSFCAPS #NHPC2019 


Check out more NHPC goodness here:  NHPC 2019