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 encuentro virtual 


October 22, 2020

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: Tennessee

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM CT

Join the Tennessee Department of Health for an update on their Ending the Epidemic Plan in Memphis, TN. They will also share about their statewide Ending the Syndemic (HIV/STI/Viral Hepatitis) planning process which is now underway!

Únase al Departamento de Salud de Tennessee para una actualización sobre su Plan para Poner Fin a la Epidemia de VIH en Memphis, TN. ¡También compartirán sobre su proceso de planificación estatal para Poner Fin a la Sindemia (VIH / ITS / hepatitis viral) que ya está en marcha!

Join our Community Roundtable to discuss the challenges and barriers to accessing care for LGBTQ Latinx community members in Tennessee. We'll also discuss strategies to improve relationships, health care delivery, and create more culturally responsive approaches to services in Tennessee.

Únase a nuestra Mesa Redonda Comunitaria para hablar sobre los desafíos y las barreras para acceder a la atención de los miembros de la comunidad LGBTQ Latinx en Tennessee. También conversaremos sobre estrategias para mejorar las relaciones, la prestación de atención médica y crear enfoques de servicios más receptivos a la cultura en Tennessee.

Session Two

Improving Health Care Access for LGBTQ Latinx Communities

11:00 AM-12:00 AM CT