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 encuentro virtual 

Alabama

April 22, 2021

Encuentro Virtual is a convening of HIV/AIDS service organizations, mental-health organizations, faith-based communities, and other health and multi-service organizations that serve Latinx communities and people affected and living with HIV from across the South to build capacity around current HIV and health-related issues affecting Latinx Southerners

For any questions about our Virtual Institute, please contact us.

Session One

Ending the Epidemic: Alabama

9:00AM- 10:00 AM CT

The full state of Alabama has been listed as one of the 57 priority jurisdictions for national Ending the HIV Epidemic work. Join the Alabama Department of Public Health for an update on their EHE progress, learn about their most recent state plan, and discuss future directions for collaboration, prevention, and healing.  

El estado de Alabama ha sido incluido como una de las 57 jurisdicciones prioritarias para el trabajo nacional Poniendo fin a la epidemia del VIH. Únase al Departamento de Salud Pública de Alabama para obtener una actualización sobre su progreso en EHE, conocer su plan estatal más reciente y discutir las direcciones futuras para la colaboración, la prevención y la curación. 

Join our roundtable to hear community advocates discuss the historical and present legal battles impacting LGBTQ+ Alabamians, the impacts upon accessing healthcare throughout the state, and efforts to combat harmful policies. 

Únase a nuestra mesa redonda para escuchar a defensores de la comunidad discutir las batallas legales históricas y actuales que afectan a personas LGBTQ+ en Alabama, los impactos sobre el acceso a la atención médica en todo el estado y los esfuerzos para combatir las políticas dañinas. 

Session Two

Roundtable: Legal and Economic Battlegrounds for LGBTQ+ Alabamians

11:00 AM-12:00 PM CT