New Year, New Newsletter
You’ve probably noticed that this newsletter is very different from what we’ve done in the past. We felt it was time to give our newsletter a complete overhaul to give you more and better information about what’s going on here. Read more about our new newsletter.
NMAC Spotlight: Leadership Pipeline
The fight against HIV has been ongoing for nearly four decades and still has a long way to go. We will need new generations of advocates and activists to succeed long-time leaders. Through our Youth Initiative and our Building Leaders of Color (BLOC) programs, we are helping to create the HIV community’s leaders of tomorrow. Find out more about the Leadership Pipeline.
What’s in the Leadership Pipeline for 2018
You’d expect that the Pipeline has a busy 2018. And you’d be right! We have a full calendar of trainings and new initiatives to continue our mission of building the HIV leaders of the future. Check out what we have coming up!
Who is the Leadership Pipeline?
The Leadership Pipeline is led by Linda H. Scruggs and NMAC’s Retention and Recruitment Specialist, Charles Shazor Jr. Together, they work with people of color living with HIV to build a community of transformative community of leaders in the HIV movement. Their contact information is listed below:
Linda H. Scruggs Charles Shazor, Jr
Acting Director, LP Recruitment and Retention Specialist (202) 603-3517 (202) 302 -7515
Join Us for a Special Webinar!
NMAC’s Treatment program’s Advocacy and Education Webinar Series presents “Chemsex, HIV, and Aging: A Dialogue on Effects and Interventions” this Friday, January 5, 2018 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST.
This workshop will be a conversation between clinician and author David Fawcett (Lust, Men, and Meth), who will address the physical and clinical issues created by Chemsex; and recovering addict and HIV blogger Mark S. King (My Fabulous Disease), who will share the attraction and effects of Chemsex and his own recovery process. This conversational format will explore the risks, effects, and evidence-based interventions for Chemsex in an aging population of PLWHA.
You can register here https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/5565039952901605378. After registering you will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the training.
Keep the NMAC Connection in 2018
2018 will be a big year at NMAC. We have a lot of work ahead of us, but it’s essential work to the health and well-being of the communities we serve. We hope you’ll join us for the exciting opportunities ahead.