Shortly after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services launched Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America, Shelby County was identified as a priority county and awarded funding to support continued strategic planning activities to end HIV in Memphis by 2030.


Planning Begins

National Center for HIV-AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention Strategic Partnerships and Planning to Support Ending the HIV Epidemic begins.
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CDC Announces EHE Program

In the State of the Union, the President announces the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America initiative.

Jurisdictions Announced

CDC awards $12 million from the HHS Minority HIV/AIDS Fund for all EHE jurisdictions* to develop multi-year and community-tailored EHE strategic plans, with an emphasis on bringing “new voices” to the table.

Shelby County Awarded Funding

In July 2020, CDC awarded $109 million to accelerate progress in the fight to end the HIV epidemic in the U.S. as part of the federal initiative Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America (EHE).
Timeline 1

Partnership Conversations Begin

The Core Team, local stakeholders and community leaders gather and begin planning.

Program Launches to Public

The End HIV 901 website and social media platforms launch. This lays the groundwork for the EHE Initiative in Shelby County.
Timeline 2

Next Step: 2021

Jan 2021: EndHIV901 Kick-Off Press Conference.

March 2021: CBO Capacity building and training for grant request for proposal (RFP).

Feb 2021: Monthly C2P/EHE planning group & implementation oversight Committee Meetings begin.

Technical Assistance Trainings Begin

EndHIV901 began facilitating Technical Assistance (TA) Trainings.  TA trainings are part of the EHE initiative in which St. Jude facilitates a virtual platform among community members, stakeholders, and HIV service providers centered around “Ending the HIV Epidemic” by providing trainings as tools for proactive skills building.

Recruitment for EndHIV901 CAB members begin.

In addition, a TA training was conducted specifically for any persons showing interest in serving as a CAB member highlighting overall functions of a community advisory board. 

CAB Members Selected

Selections were made for EndHIV901 CAB members based on applications received and reviewed by EndHIV901 Core Team.

CAB Meeting

A virtual meeting was held to initiate introduction for Community Advisory Board (CAB).

First CAB Virtual Meeting

EndHIV901 conducted their first EndHIV901 CAB Meeting on virtual platform.

C2P Features

C2P featured EHE Grantees presentations for current workings with awarded EHE funding.

Funding for EHE RFA

United Way of Greater Nashville released funding for EHE Request for Applications (RFA).

Coming up in 2022

Selection of grantees awarded for RFA and collaboration with Ending the Syndemic for integrated planning.
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