Red ribbon advocacy conference 20 march 2011

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Talk reviewing ways U-M students can get involved locally, nationally, and internationally to help end AIDS.

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Red ribbon advocacy conference 20 march 2011

  1. 1. Getting Involved to Help End AIDS<br />Carrie Rheingans<br />School of Public Health<br />School of Social Work<br />University of Michigan<br />20 March 2011<br />
  2. 2. Outline<br /><ul><li>Brief Overview
  3. 3. U-M Campus
  4. 4. Local Community
  5. 5. National
  6. 6. International</li></li></ul><li>Brief Overview<br /><ul><li>2004-2005: Project Community
  7. 7. 2006: HARC Volunteering
  8. 8. 2007-2008: HARC Staff
  9. 9. 2008-2011: Campaign to End AIDS, Youth action Institute
  10. 10. 2008-2009: Public Health/AmeriCorps
  11. 11. 2009: VíaLibre
  12. 12. 2009-2010: Social Work
  13. 13. 2010: Aizhixing, International AIDS Conference</li></li></ul><li>U-M Campus<br /><ul><li>World AIDS Week: http://worldaidsweekum.wordpress.com/
  14. 14. Ginsberg Center’s SERVE Program: http://ginsberg.umich.edu/serve/
  15. 15. Includes alternative breaks: http://ginsberg.umich.edu/serve/asb/
  16. 16. Sexuality + Health Lab: https://www.sph.umich.edu/sexlab/sexlab_home.html
  17. 17. Red Cross Club: http://www.umich.edu/~redcross/
  18. 18. University Health Service: http://www.uhs.umich.edu/hivtestcounselor
  19. 19. Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/urop/</li></li></ul><li>Project Community/HARC<br /><ul><li>Sociology course based on Freire’sconcientization pedagogy
  20. 20. Course facilitator
  21. 21. Volunteer at HARC
  22. 22. Staffed the testing clinic
  23. 23. Later state-certified to do HIV test counseling
  24. 24. http://ginsberg.umich.edu/projectcommunity/</li></li></ul><li>HIV/AIDS Resource Center (HARC)<br /><ul><li>Fundraising for general budget
  25. 25. Special events – dinners, silent auction, wine tasting, AIDS Walk
  26. 26. Community coalitions
  27. 27. SHOC, WAW
  28. 28. Attended trainings & conferences
  29. 29. http://hivaidsresource.org/</li></li></ul><li>HARC Prevention Overview<br /><ul><li>Outreach
  30. 30. Where people congregate
  31. 31. Mobile unit to high-prevalence zip codes
  32. 32. Education
  33. 33. HIV 101 presentations
  34. 34. Part of HIV testing
  35. 35. During outreach
  36. 36. http://hivaidsresource.org/hiv-aids-prevention-education-and-training/
  37. 37. HIV Testing, Counseling, Referral
  38. 38. In clinics
  39. 39. Health departments
  40. 40. Mobile unit
  41. 41. Rapid, traditional
  42. 42. Anonymous, Confidential</li></li></ul><li>Outreach<br /><ul><li>Mobile Unit
  43. 43. HIV testing
  44. 44. Hand out supplies
  45. 45. Syringe exchange
  46. 46. Hepatitis C testing
  47. 47. Referrals
  48. 48. Volunteers help a lot!
  49. 49. http://hivaidsresource.org/hiv-aids-prevention-education-and-training/outreach-services/</li></li></ul><li>Outreach<br /><ul><li>Bar Outreach
  50. 50. Hand out supplies
  51. 51. Referrals
  52. 52. Promote HIV Testing
  53. 53. Volunteers help a lot!</li></li></ul><li>HIV Counseling, Testing and Referral <br /><ul><li>Counseling = discuss client’s risk behavior, set safer behavior goals
  54. 54. Testing = obtain consent, collect sample
  55. 55. Referral = give info about other services of interest
  56. 56. http://hivaidsresource.org/hiv-testing/</li></li></ul><li>C2EA/Youth Action Institute <br /><ul><li>Campaign to End AIDS (C2EA): http://www.c2ea.org/
  57. 57. Youth Action Institute (YAI): http://www.c2ea.org/events-actions/detail/youth-action-institute-2011/
  58. 58. We demand that our leaders:
  59. 59. Fully fund quality treatment and support services for all people living with HIV everywhere.
  60. 60. Ramp up HIV prevention at home and abroad, guided by science rather than ideology.
  61. 61. Increase research to find a cure, more effective treatments and better prevention tools.
  62. 62. Fight AIDS stigma and protect the civil rights of all people with HIV and AIDS everywhere.
  63. 63. Understand the vital role safe and stable housing plays in prevention and treatment and incorporate housing as a structural intervention for both.</li></li></ul><li>C2EA/Youth Action Institute <br />
  64. 64. AmeriCorps<br /><ul><li>National service program
  65. 65. Peace Corps
  66. 66. Teach for America
  67. 67. Served 1800+ hours, 11 months
  68. 68. Living stipend, education award
  69. 69. Team-based
  70. 70. http://www.aidsunited.org/community-impact/americorps</li></li></ul><li>AmeriCorps Projects<br />
  71. 71. Public Health Internship<br /><ul><li>HIV testing, counseling, & referral (including in Spanish)
  72. 72. Community education, guest lectures, outreach
  73. 73. Volunteer coordination
  74. 74. Social media support
  75. 75. Community coalitions
  76. 76. SHOC, WAW, MiCASH, C2EA</li></li></ul><li>VíaLibre<br /><ul><li>ASO in Lima, Peru
  77. 77. Serves most of Peru
  78. 78. Outreach/testing trip
  79. 79. Training with staff
  80. 80. Trainings with youth
  81. 81. Website development with youth voices
  82. 82. http://vialibre.org.pe/</li></li></ul><li>VíaLibre<br />
  83. 83. Social Work Internship<br /><ul><li>Social media guidelines
  84. 84. Interview board, staff
  85. 85. Grant writing
  86. 86. Present at conferences
  87. 87. Sex::Tech (Feb 2010)
  88. 88. NASW-MI (April 2010)
  89. 89. Community coalitions
  90. 90. SexLabresearch: https://www.sph.umich.edu/sexlab/sexlab_home.html</li></li></ul><li>Social Work Internship<br /><ul><li>C2EA Community Conversation with the White House Office for National AIDS Policy
  91. 91. November 2009
  92. 92. 100+ attendees
  93. 93. Feedback to ONAP about HIV in Michigan</li></li></ul><li>Social Work Internship<br />
  94. 94. Social Work Internship II<br /><ul><li>Beijing Aizhixing Institute – 1st conference on HIV and social work
  95. 95. Social workers and HIV organization staff from across China</li></li></ul><li>Social Work Internship II<br />
  96. 96. International AIDS Conference 2010<br /><ul><li>Bi-yearly international meeting of health professionals, researchers, community members, and people at risk for HIV infection
  97. 97. Hundreds of activists
  98. 98. Sex workers’ and drug users’ rights, AIDS meds issues, funding conflicts</li></li></ul><li>International AIDS Conference 2010<br />
  99. 99. International AIDS Conference 2010<br />
  100. 100. Future Work<br /><ul><li>Hire me and I’ll tell you  </li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Questions?
  101. 101. Comments?
  102. 102. Corrections?</li></li></ul><li>Carrie Rheinganscrheinga@umich.edu<br />www.crheinga.wordpress.com<br />www.hivaidsresource.org<br />www.americorps.gov<br />www.sph.umich.edu<br />www.ssw.umich.edu<br />http://vialibre.org.pe<br />www.umichsph.wordpress.com<br />

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