Announcing the 2021 LEARN Harm Reduction Cohort

Congratulations to the six organizations that been selected for the LEARN Harm Reduction 2021 Cohort!

“PoWER Up for Organizational Success” is an 8-month intensive collaborative learning opportunity for emerging organizations interested in enhancing their infrastructure. The key areas of focus include strategic planning, internal operations and fiscal management, leadership development including board development, change management, program planning, fund development and diversification, and sustainability.  


2021 LEARN Harm Reduction Cohort

A Family Affair A Family
Orangeburg, SC
Affair’s mission is to, “Broaden the base of support for women living and affected with HIV and AIDS in South Carolina by introducing, educating, and applying cutting edge approaches and practices to build their resilience to cope with the emotional, physical and spiritual changes that occur as a result of HIV disease.

Eagle Pass SAFE
Eagle Pass, TX
Eagle Pass SAFE (Sexuality Advocacy for Everyone) will provide education and resources for sexual health as well as enhancing the self-affirmation, dignity, and equal rights of the LGBTQ community. The goal is to build visibility as a social group, build a stronger community, celebrate diversity and gender variance.

Elohim Urban Mission
Elohim Urban Mission is a comprehensive system of care utilizing multiple service providers nationally. Elohim Urban Mission is dedicated to inclusion, nurturing, and empowering People of Color.

Hope & Help
Winter Park, FL
Hope & Help’s mission is to end the HIV/STI epidemic in Florida through comprehensive health education, prevention, testing, and treatment.

First Integrated Community Care Services
Lilburn, GA
FICCS is a leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of LGBTQ individuals struggling with behavioral and substance issues.

Kentuckiana AIDS Alliance
Louisville, KY
The Kentuckiana Aids Alliance unites local non-profit agencies to provide a unique system of support for those affected by HIV and AIDS. We serve 12 counties in and around Metro Louisville. We are a recognized 501c3, non-profit organization.
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