Project LEAP (Learning, Empowerment, Advocacy, Participation) is the most comprehensive advocacy training program in the nation for HIV positive individuals. Facilitated at The Center for AIDS since 2003, LEAP is a program of the Ryan White Grants Administration.
Participate in giving a voice to HIV-positive people in the allocations process to ensure that the needs of positive people are being met.
Harris County accounts for 35% of all HIV/AIDS cases in the state of Texas. That is more than 16,000 Houstonians. Learn about:
- Who needs HIV-related services
- The specific needs of the HIV-community in Houston
- How HIV organizations receive funding
- Who makes the decisions regarding funding
- Where HIV funding originates
- How government decisions affect you and your community
- How YOU can make an impact on these decisions
- Fill out an application form and attend a short interview
- Commit to attend all 17 classes starting July 12th (class meets once a week)
- Be willing to learn
Get a 2011 application.
Project LEAP (Learning, Empowerment, Advocacy, and Participation) is currently accepting applications. Classes are set to begin in July 2011 and continue until October 2010. A limited number of spaces is available; most of these are designated for people living with HIV/AIDS.
For more information, send email to Danielle Houston or call 713.527.8219.