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Networking Sessions
On Monday, April 1, between 1:20 and 4:45 PM, AIDSWatch will host community meetings and networking sessions. With topics range from telling your story, to #UequalsU, to sex worker health, there is something for everyone! Take a look at the session titles and presenters below.


1:20 – 2:25 pm

HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Overdose Syndemic, Syringe Access Affinity Group – Cavalier A
Jada Hicks - jhicks@hivlawandpolicy.org, Frank Hood - fhood@theaidsinstitute.org, Greg Millett - greg.millett@amfar.org, Rafi Torruella - r.torruella@housingworks.org

WTF What’s This Folder? An Introduction to Your Briefing Packets – Cavalier B
Nick Armstrong - narmstrong@theaidsinstitute.org, Emily McCloskey - emccloskey@nastad.org

HIV & Aging - Protect People Living With HIV, Protect Medicare Part D – Concourse 1
DeeDee Chamblee - deedeecham@gmail.com, Ronald Johnson - rjohn0403@aol.com, Alex Smith – asmith@aidsunited.org

The Power of Storytelling, AIDS United – Concourse 2
Julio Fonseca - jfonseca@aidsunited.org, Adrian Neil, Jr. - aneil@aidsunited.org

Southern AIDS Coalition/Southern HIV/AIDS Strategy Initiative (SASI) meeting – Commonwealth Ballroom
NOTE: this session is from 1:20 – 2:40 pm
Nic Carlisle - nic@southernaidscoalition.org, Aquarius Gilmer - aquarius@southernaidscoalition.org, Carolyn McAllaster - mcallaster@law.duke.edu, Susan Reif - susan.reif@duke.edu

Bird-dog training: Raising HIV Demands with 2020 Presidential Candidates – Galaxy Ballroom
NOTE: this session is from 1:20 – 3:35 pm and on the 16th Floor
Christine Campbell - christine@christinemconsulting.com, Paul Davis - p.davis@housingworks.org, Matthew Rose - matthewrose@healthgap.org


2:30 – 3:35 pm

Black Women and HIV! Is Love Greater Than Our Fears? What A Difference 90 Days Makes...– Cavalier A
Dr. Demisha Burns - DBurns@womenhiv.org, Dr. Helen Holton - hholton@nobco.org, Valerie Rochester – vrochester@aidsunited.org

National Latino AIDS Action Network (NLAAN) – Cavalier B
Moises Agosto - magosto@nmac.org, Edwin Corbin-Gutierrez - ecorbin-gutierrez@nastad.org, Sergio Farfán - sefm1951@yahoo.com, Anselmo Fonseca - afonseca@aidsunited.org

#UequalsU: Understanding the radical message and movement – Concourse 1
Dr. Carrie Foote - foote@iupui.edu, Cameron Kinker - cameron@preventionaccess.org, Davina Conner - Pozitivelydee@gmail.com

New Advocate Orientation and Coaching Session – Cavalier C
Barb Cardell - barbcardell@gmail.com, Devin Hursey - devhur1@gmail.com, Ronald Johnson - rjohn0403@aol.com, Arianna Lint - ariannau@translatinacoalition.org, Sable Nelson - snelson@nmac.org, Malcolm Reid -mkreid5@gmail.com, Asal Sayas - asal.sayas@amfar.org, Andrew Spieldenner - Aspieldenner@csusm.edu, Mike Weir - mweir@nastad.org

HIV Criminalization: Making the Tough Decisions, The SERO Project – Concourse 2
Tami Haught - tami.haught@seroproject.com, Pat Kelly - spirilgurl@yahoo.com, Kamaria Laffrey - kamaria.laffrey@seroproject.com, Kevin Lish - kevin.lish@allunderoneroof.org

 

3:40 – 4:45 pm

Ending the Epidemic – but which plan? – Commonwealth Ballroom
A community dialogue facilitated by Alex Smith - asmith@aidsunited.org, presenters TBA

Meaningful Involvement of People Living with HIV/AIDS – Cavalier A
Barb Cardell - barbcardell@gmail.com, Malcolm Reid - mkreid5@gmail.com, Andy Spieldenner - Aspieldenner@csusm.edu

Trans Networking & Advocacy Session – Cavalier B
Keiva-Lei Cadena - kcadena@hhhrc.org, Sophia Kass - sophia@transgenderlawcenter.org, Arianna Lint - ariannau@translatinacoalition.org

Organizing to End Black HIV NOW, Southern Black Policy and Advocacy Network, Inc. – Concourse 1
Venton Hill-Jones - vhill-jones@SBPAN.org, Sabrina Taylor - sabrinat993@gmail.com, A. Toni Young - tyoung@communityeducationgroup.org

Sex Worker Health & Representation in a Post SESTA-FOSTA World – Concourse 2
Jada Hicks - jhicks@hivlawandpolicy.org, Christa Daring - christa@swopusa.org, Matthew Rose - matthewrose@healthgap.org

“What’s the tea DMV?” A listening session for community members hosted by the Washington, DC Regional Planning Commission on Health and HIV – Galaxy Ballroom
NOTE: this session is on the 16th Floor
Derrick “Strawberry” Cox - Cox.Derrick48@gmail.com, Jenne’ Massie - (Please email the program coordinator at lamont.clark@dc.gov or call 202-671-4930 with questions or concerns)

 




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