Thursday, July 28, 2016

The Mpowerment Project at USCA Hollywood FL 2016

We are attending the United States Conference on AIDS (USCA) in Hollywood FL September 15-18, 2016. We look forward to meeting you! 
Join us as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of USCA.
Website: National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC).

Website: USCA 2016.

Download the #2016USCA App:  Click me

NMAC will prep a series of e-newsletters to help you get ready for the meeting:
E-newsletter 1: Messages and Stories for 2016.  
E-newsletter 2: Don't let the process get in the way of outcomes.  
E-newsletter 3: Youth Initiative 2016.
E-newsletter 4: Getting ready for 2016 USCA!
E-newsletter 5: Remembering Our History. 20 Years of USCA.

USCA online conference book.


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  • Our booth location at USCA 2016 (Booth 424, Grand Ballroom).
  • Mpowerment (MP) Reunion and Affinity Session held on Friday September 16 at 6pm. Room 313 Diplomat Level 3.
  • Workshops, panels and sessions of note: hosted by coordinators of MPs across the country

Say Hi. Mpowerment USCA booth.

When:  Thursday - Saturday. 
Where: Grand Ballroom, Westin Diplomat.

During the Conference visit us at Booth 424. 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 stop by and say hello.  Pick up some of our free swag (pens, notepads and bags).

Click to Enlarge | Booth 424

Mpowerment Coordinators across the country will be holding shifts to meet you. Have questions about Mpowerment implementation best practices?  Get your questions ready and drop by to learn from their experience. 

Thursday, September 15

  • 10am-12pm. Meet Dale, coordinator of Color in Common, Mpowerment Los Angeles CA. Facebook link: Color in Common

  • 3:30pm - 5pm Discuss implementation best practices with Jose of SOMOS, Mpowerment Wilton Manors FL.

Friday, September 16

  • 2pm - 3:30pm Meet Cesar, coordinator of Color in Common, Mpowerment Los Angeles CA. Facebook Link: Color in Common.  

Follow our USCA adventures on twitter:  @mpCAPS |  #Mpowerment |  #USCA2016

Meet Mpowerment coordinators Jose, Darrell, Dale and Cesar at Booth 424.

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Visit #Mpowerment at booth 424! Meet our colleagues @AHP_SF @CoE4TransHealth @UCSFCAPS | #USCA2015 Prevention for and by bi/gay men.

Dale is sharing implementation best practices of @colorincommon #Mpowerment CA. Thurs 9/15 10am-12pm. @UCSFCAPS booth 424. 

Visit #Mpowerment at booth 424. Thurs 9/15 3:30pm-5pm w/ Jose of @LatinosSalud FL. Drop by to network and share best practices. #2016USCA


Join Us. Mpowerment Reunion and Affinity Session.

Join Jose and Martinis at the MP Reunion. They coordinate  SOMOS Mpowerment FL

What: The MP Project Reunion and Affinity Session.  This year's theme: Disney! Look for Mickey-Ears. Have a Disney themed costume?  Own a pair of Mickey-Minnie-Ears?   Wear it!  (NOT required). Stay connected with the MP reunion, join the Facebook event: 

Catch up with everyone involved in building healthy communities across the globe. Miss your fellow Mpowerment (MP) trainees? Interested in swapping best practices with other MPs? Well then, we've got you covered. Come play with us.

Click to Enlarge | Room 313 Level 3
When:  Friday, September 16 at 6pm.
Where: Room 313 Diplomat Level 3.

Who: Everyone is welcome...funders, CDC staff, all USCA 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: Jose and Martinis of SOMOS (Facebook page), Mpowerment Wilton Manors FL.

We borrowed some Disney inspired artwork from José Rodolfo Loaiza Ontiveros

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Join us for a Family Reunion. Mpowerment Project at #2016USCA FB link: 

Join us at the #Mpowerment Reunion & Affinity #2016USCA FB event page: Everyone welcome!

RELATED: 3 reasons your Mpowerment Project needs twitter

Mpowerment Harry Potter Family Reunion | USCA 2015.


SESSIONS OF NOTE.  Be sure to attend these sessions. 

  • YOUTH INITIATIVE 2016 – Thinking Well, With, and About Each Other’s Leadership, Thursday September 15, 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Diplomat 5 room. 

  • Never Trust Anyone Over 40?  The HIV Leadership Generational Divide. Saturday September 17, 2-3:30pm. via Capacity for Health.
Saturday September 17, 2-3:30pm. 

Elsa via Austin PrEP Access Project

RELATED: 8 ways Mpowerment Projects can support PrEP as an option.


Check out more USCA goodness here: Follow the National Minority AIDS Council 

We are members of the CBA Prevention Network