Since speaking publicly about his HIV-positive status in local schools only a couple of months after his HIV positive diagnosis in April of 2009, Lawrence Stallworth II has since shared his story at the United Nations Headquarters for a 2011 World AIDS Day Special Briefing, at the United States Conference on AIDS in 2011, and in September of 2011 was one of the first young people to speak before the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS on the needs of young people living with HIV. He has since worked in many different roles in the field of HIV/AIDS including: Community Educator and Recruiter for Case Western Reserve University’s/University Hospitals AIDS Clinical Trials Unit working on HVTN 505, Community Education and Outreach Coordinator for the Be The Generation Bridge Project of the AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland and served in the role of Youth Services Coordinator for the Beyond Identities Community Center of the AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland. Also in September of 2013 Mr. Stallworth was a presenter at the United States Conference on AIDS and at the age of 21 was appointed as the youngest voting member of the Cuyahoga Regional HIV Health Services Planning Council. In December of 2013, in recognition of his outstanding work in the HIV/AIDS community, he was selected as the youngest member of 2013’s POZ Magazine’s THE POZ 100. As of February 1st 2014, Mr. Stallworth was promoted to the role of Mobile Health Services Specialist/Youth Services Coordinator for the Public Health Division of the AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland/ AIDS Healthcare Foundation. In August of 2014 at the age of 22, became one of the youngest people in the history of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS to be appointed. Mr. Stallworth is currently working towards a Degree in Public Health. ” I plan to learn of new and innovative ways to help my community combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic”.