Announcing the 2020 PoWER Communication Cohort

A total of 13 organizations have been selected to participate in Emory COMPASS Coordinating Center’s inaugural PoWER Communication cohort! The cohort will virtually convene for 3 months to connect, learn and implement their new knowledge into a comprehensive communications plan to amplify the impactful work of their organization. The goal of the institute is to equip organizations with a strategic communications plan to elevate their message and work via a world-class empowering coaching institute.

2020 PoWER Communication Cohort

2 Know is 2 Live
Bellaire, TX
The mission of 2 Know is 2 Live is to promote active, engaged, and empowered women and communities to address HIV disparity among Black women and women of color by focusing on education, advocacy, and healing through trauma informed care practices. 

AIDS Services Coalition
Greenville, MS
The mission of CH-PIER is to create a platform for rural communities to decrease the vicious cycle of health disparities through education, intervention, and research.

Alliance of AIDS Services – Carolina
Raleigh, NC
To serve the community through compassionate non-judgmental support, education, and care for the prevention of HIV/AIDS/STI.

Capitol Area Reentry Program, Inc.
Baton Rouge, LA
We strive to provide individuals living with and/or at risk for HIV/AIDS, INCARCERATION, MENTAL HEALTH and/or SUBSTANCE ABUSE, with tools to empower themselves, to enhance their quality of life, reduce recidivism, and the spread of HIV/AIDS/STDs, through education, preventive, referral and supportive services.

He is Valuable, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
The mission of He Is Valuable is provide services, programs/events and initiatives that aim to identify, reinforce and celebrate the value of Black Queer Men and their communities as means to address health disparities and social justices issues including but not limited to HIV/AIDS. He Is Valuable aims to provide and curate high quality programs, services and initiatives that improve the social, political and economic health of Black Queer men. 

Let’s Beehive!, Inc.
Orlando, FL
It is our mission to provide innovative HIV/AIDS health education workshops and prevention programs for children and adults to increase HIV awareness, reduce transmission of new HIV infections, and improve therapeutic outcomes among those living with HIV/AIDS. It is our goal to collaborate with schools, healthcare agencies, and other community-based organizations to increase HIV awareness. Through effective outreach strategies and innovative risk reduction classes, we strive to empower at risk populations disproportionately affected with HIV/AIDS to make better choices when engaging in sexual encounters in efforts to reduce transmission of new HIV infections in our community.

Love Inside for Everyone, Inc.
Jackson, MS
Love Inside for Everyone, Inc. is to meet the unmet needs of the communities we serve through collaboration, education, innovative health services and capacity building for the betterment of all people. 

North Carolina AIDS Action Network
Raleigh, NC
The North Carolina AIDS Action Network improves the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS and affected communities in North Carolina through outreach and public education, policy advocacy, and community-building.

Relationship Unleashed
Memphis, TN
Here at Relationship Unleashed, we are driven by our 3E Core Principles of  Education, Empowerment, and Enrichment. Our mission is to fight inequality through monthly comprehensive programming.

The Mahogany Project
Houston, TX
The Mahogany Project Inc. is focused on promoting public education awareness and empowerment to individuals, families, and communities affected by HIV, mental health, social injustices, and hardships occurred living as a TLGBQIA+ person, and/or other minorities. Our goal is to cultivate better ways of living and thinking in the Black and Brown communities.  

The T.R.U.T.H. Project
Missouri City, TX
The T.R.U.T.H. Project educates and mobilizes LGBTQ communities of color and their allies through social arts that promote mental, emotional, and sexual health.

Transinclusive Group, Inc.
Pembroke Pines, FL
Our mission is to advocate and work collaboratively with community partners in efforts to “Build Trust and Relationships” within the transgender community; by ending discrimination, mistreatment, and racial disparities in healthcare, employment, education and housing.  

Ubuntu Incorporated
Atlanta, GA
Our mission is to constantly examine the ever changing barriers of the trans community and strategize to create unique programs and practices to remove the many obstacles that severely impact trans people’s ability to unlock their full potential. 

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