California Department of Public Health, Office of AIDS (CDPH/OA) Prevention Branch is happy to announce the release of the Project Empowerment RFA. CDPH/OA is soliciting innovative applications from eligible entities for Project Empowerment. A pre-application webinar has been scheduled for December 3, 2019 at 10am to provide further guidance and answer questions related to the RFA. Please see the announcement for more information, including details, important deadlines and a link to access the RFA and webinar. To submit an application, please read and follow the RFA instructions carefully. We look forward to receiving your application.


Thank you,

Angelique Skinner
Associate Governmental Program Analyst (AGPA)-
California Department of Public Health
Office of AIDS, Division
(916) 319-9730

The end of the year is here! Here’s a list of the top 9 resources of 2019 to help with your integrated HIV prevention and care planning:

  1. Exemplary Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Plan Sections
  2. How to Promote Your Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Plan and Communicate Progress to Stakeholders

  3. Resource Allocation                                       

  4. Implementing Your Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Plan

  5. Directory of Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Plans

  6. Keeping Consumers and Stakeholders Engaged in Implementation of Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Plan Activities

  7. Putting Plans into Action: Roles and Responsibilities for Implementing Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Plans

  8. Wisconsin Integrated HIV Plan 2017-2021: 2019 Progress Report

  9. Glossary of Integrated Planning Terms

This newsletter is organized to align the updates with Strategies from the Laying a Foundation for Getting to Zero: California’s Integrated HIV Surveillance, Prevention, and Care Plan (Integrated Plan).


Additionally, please find the first Trans Reality Infographic! It provides a snapshot of the striking disparities in economic, health, and mental health data experienced by the transgender population. We encourage you to share the infographic with your colleagues and join us in our effort to encourage transgender diversity and inclusion. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our Transgender Health Specialist, Tiffany Woods.


About Us

The purpose of the Council is to ensure the development of a client-centered, comprehensive continuum of care for persons living with HIV disease (PLWH) throughout the TGA. In doing so, the Council provides effective planning for the TGA and promotes development of HIV/AIDS health services, personnel, and facilities that meet identified health and support service needs in a cost-effective manner, reduce inefficiencies, and address the needs of uninsured, underinsured, and low-income HIV infected individuals.

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