- Attend City Council meetings on a quarterly basis to inform them of the need for HIV education in Memphis.
- Attend “Day on the Hill” to discuss the epidemic in Memphis and the need for PrEP start-up clinics.
- Provide HIV awareness and stigma reduction education to local officials to gain support for End HIV 901 efforts.
Increase the percentage of politicians who use their power and influence to implement HIV prevention focused planning by 75%
Strategy: Increase the percentage of politicians who use their power and influence to implement HIV prevention focused planning by 75%.
Target: Chief of Police, City of Memphis Mayor, Local and state representatives, Memphis City Council (including all districts), Shelby County Mayor, State Senators
High Priority and Disruptively Innovative
C2P members, FFL, Governmental liaisons, Junior League members, Latino Memphis, Greater Memphis GLBT Chamber of Commerce, Sister Reach’s Black Folks Day on the Hill, District U.S. Representative, TAAN, County Commission, City Council members, The PAIGE, The Urban League, TEP(Nashville), TN Equality Project
Potential Funding Sources
- CDC HIV prevention and surveillance programs
- State and/or local funding
- Other public and private funding sources, etc.
Estimated Funding Allocation
- 2 trainings for local political staff @ $2000 per training = $4000. This will include stakeholder engagement, incentives, venue rental, supplies, educational materials.
- Content expert facilitator honorarium $500×2= $1000
(Reported annually, locally monitored more frequently)
- Record Minutes and evaluations
Monitoring Data Source
- State of Tennessee HIV prevention intervention participation data