Effective care for women and girls living with HIV requires active engagement with governmental policies that affect this growing population.
Some of our most recent work includes:
Co-leading the National Strategy Group on Trauma-informed Primary Care that includes a group of trauma experts, government officials, policy makers and community organizations.
Presenting our research to the White House Federal Interagency Working Group on the Intersection of HIV/AIDS, Violence Against Women and Girls and Gender-related Health Disparities and being a featured speaker at the launch of its final report.
Successfully advocating for the inclusion of a focus on trauma in the new 2015 National AIDS Strategy.
Expert Consultancy to Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) in the effort to develop a national “toolkit” for trauma-informed primary care.
Formal partnerships with other prominent advocacy organizations including the Positive Women’s Network-USA, the largest organization led by and for women living with HIV; Futures Without Violence, the nation’s foremost domestic violence organization; and The Well Project, the leading patient resource for women and girls living with HIV.