Reggie Stroud, Roanoke, VA

Reggie Stroud, Roanoke, VA

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Reggie Stroud, Roanoke, VA

Reginald Stroud, AKA Reggie, is a 61-year-old African American heterosexual man who has been living strongly with HIV/AIDS for over 20 years. Reggie is presently the Director of Education at the Empowerment Project for Life in Southwest Virginia. Reginald is a graduate of Norfolk Tidewater AIDS Community Taskforce (TACT) HIV University, and he worked under the Minority AIDS Initiative as an Early Intervention Service Counselor in 2008-2009 and worked at the Tidewater AIDS Community Taskforce as a Community Outreach Worker. Reggie got people tested for HIV in communities of color. Reginald served as a Certified Peer Educator for the Eastern Virginia Medical School, AIDS Resource Center for five years before moving to Roanoke. Reggie currently serves on the Council of Community Service CAB where he advocates for people aging with HIV. He gives his passion by using his face and voice to support aging aspects of HIV/AIDS.