Moderator: Mr. Daniel D. Driffin, YBGLI Chair
The Young Black Gay Men’s Leadership Initiative (YBGLI) is pleased to announce the 2014 Young Black Gay Men’s Leadership Initiative Policy and Advocacy Summit (PAS). The Summit will be in collaboration with the National Black Gay Men’s Advocacy Coalition and will convene in Atlanta, Georgia from Wednesday, April 2 – Friday, April 4, 2014.
The purpose of the 2014 PAS will build the capacity and leadership of young Black men who have sex with men (YBMSM) in order to: a) more effectively influence and impact domestic knowledge and information sharing of YBMSM; and b) improve HIV prevention, care and treatment mobilization efforts for this population.
The Summit objectives are:
1. To increase dialogue among YBMSM representing diverse backgrounds and varied experiences
2. To educate and increase awareness of health policy issues affecting YBMSM
3. To facilitate expansion of advocacy and mobilization efforts among YBMSM within various regions throughout the US
4. To develop best practices and new strategies for reaching YBMSM
5. To prioritize YBMSM initiatives that will effectively impact lives of YBMSM.
Contact the YBGLI at firstname.lastname@example.org for summit related questions and to inquire about sponsorship opportunities.