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The Building Blocks of Community-Based Programming

Take action to incorporate meaningful community-engagement strategies! This will ensure that Black gay men have access to sexual health services. 


Connecting Resources for Urban Sexual Health (CRUSH) and Project Silk may operate on opposite coasts, but these innovative youth-centered programs share a deep commitment to raising the standard of care for Black men who have sex with men (MSM) via the power of community engagement. Presenters from both programs provide concrete examples, action steps, and best practices for incorporating participatory action as part of HIV programming and research focused on Black MSM patient communities.


Project Silk

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Program Contact

Dr. Mackey Friedman

Program Director, Project Silk

(412) 383-2622

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