The People’s Sex Ed 2021

In 2015, AIDS Action and Fenway Health launched Getting to Zero Massachusetts (GTZ), forming a statewide coalition of 40 organizations to achieve the aims of the Getting to Zero initiative. Since then, the Getting to Zero coalition undertook a successful statewide community engagement process to lay the groundwork for a conversation about Getting to Zero. […]

2021 Sexual Health Education

Sexual Health Education The Sexual Health Education team conducted a three-part project focusing on the Healthy Youth Act. For the first part, the team hosted a webinar, titled The Healthy Youth Act: From Screen to the Page, to educate community members about the importance of comprehensive sex education and, by extension, the Healthy Youth Act. […]

2021 Overdose Prevention

Overdose Prevention Final Presentation Download Slides Berkshire Project Download Project Report Download Team Presentation The fellowship strengthened my research skills, but more importantly, it showed me how my research work could be leveraged to make a difference in my community. Koki Takabatakehe/him

2021 Sex Work Decriminalization

Sex Work Decriminalization The Sex Work Decrim team focused on the importance of sex work decriminalization to highlight the ways in which criminalization and stigma contributes to the HIV/AIDS public health crisis in Massachusetts. This team produced a 25-minute educational film to contribute to the conversation around sex work decriminalization. The team then debuted the […]

2021 Housing Access

Housing Access The Housing Access team hosted a three-part webinar series called “Housing First as HIV/AIDS Prevention” that engaged facilitators from local organizations who presented content on three major topics:  the first on understanding Housing First and social determinants of health,  the second on historical context on homelessness and housing advocacy in Boston and MA, […]