This new report from the Office of HIV Planning accounts for things like incarceration and racism - Generocity Philly

Method

Sep. 14, 2016 12:32 pm

This new report from the Office of HIV Planning accounts for things like incarceration and racism

The care and prevention plan mixes community-identified needs with federal goals and local priorities. Pretty cool, right?

Not your typical government HIV Planning document.

(Photo by Flickr user Inter-American Division, used under a Creative Commons license)

Government documents, right? Ugh. So mundane and clerical and gross.

Not this one.

The Office of HIV Planning (OHP), in coordination with the Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH), just put out its five-year care and prevention plan, and it’s got some really interesting stuff in it, taking into account institutional racism, the invisibility of trans populations due to poor data, syringe access and mass incarceration.

It’s a meaty document, but it’s chock full of relevant data points that you might not see in your typical government HIV care and prevention plan — data points that can be useful and relevant for anyone working in the social service sector.

That’s because needs have been identified by the community the office serves, according to OHP health planner and website coordinator Briana Morgan.

Check it out

Morgan said OHP worked with PDPH (specifically the AIDS Activities Coordinating Office) and two of her office’s community planning bodies over the past year to come up with the care and prevention plan for 2017 to 2021. Since the plan will determine federal funding, it blends community-identified needs with PDPH priorities and the National HIV/AIDS Strategy goals.

We think it’s pretty cool.

-30-
LEAVE A COMMENT

From our Partners

Money Moves: These Philly impact orgs received a collective $3,921,660 in grants this fall

Generocity and Technical.ly are hosting a Slack AMA with civic technologists this Friday

3 local gov staffers are studying other cities’ co-ops to boost Philly’s democratic biz economy

SPONSORED

Generocity Philly

Nonprofits and startups can win up to $360K at the WeWork Creator Awards

Philadelphia

Maternity Care Coalition

Vice President of External Affairs

Apply Now
Philadelphia, PA

HMS School for Children with Cerebral Palsy

President

Apply Now
The Discovery Center. 3401 Reservoir Drive. Philadelphia, PA. 19121

The Discovery Center

Audubon Apprentice, Volunteer/Community Engagement

Apply Now

4 unheralded Philadelphia nonprofits doing the tough, on-the-ground work

Philadelphia just won $1 million to create a trauma-informed Hub for Juvenile Justice Services

Local Politics 101: A Philly committeeperson explains the ward system and why she’s proud to vote

SPONSORED

Generocity Philly

12 Philly immigrants who are ready to mobilize

2557 N 5th Street, Philadelphia PA 19133

Providence Center

Development Manager

Apply Now
Doylestown

Maternity Care Coalition

Case Manager Elect

Apply Now
123 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19109

Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence

Major Gifts Officer

Apply Now

Sign-up for daily news updates from Generocity