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Be Kind to Your Mind

Be Kind To Your Mind is a community gathering led by and for peers that want to support one another in a safe, nonjudgmental environment. Be Kind to Your Mind is an ongoing collaboration between Peer Support Space and The Bros in Convo Initiative. Those of all sexual orientations, genders, ages, and disabilities as well as those of diverse neurological, racial, religious, and cultural backgrounds are welcomed.

To register for the upcoming Be Kind To Your Mind gatherings, click here.

Get PrEP’D

Get PrEP’D is a PrEP Navigation and Peer Program supported by AIDSUnited’s FREE Fund for Black gay, bisexual, queer, and same gender loving (GBQ/SGL) men ages 18 – 35 living in Central Florida. Participants receive FREE HIV/STI screenings, health and HIV education, and low cost or no cost PrEP services including routine labs and medical visits.

They are supported by a PrEP Navigator that provides adherence support, PrEP education, and peer support. Participants receive a stipend for initiation of PrEP and PrEP adherence (including lab, medical provider, and PrEP Navigator appointments) after 1 month, 3 months, 6 months, and 12 months. To be eligible for the program you must:

❏ Be between the ages of 18 -35
❏ Be HIV negative
❏ Live in Orange, Osceola, or Seminole counties
❏ Self identify as Black
❏ Self identify as cis gender male or trans masculine
❏ Self identify as gay, bisexual, queer, and same gender loving

For more information and to enroll into the program click here.

BRO-ISMs

BRO-ISM is our digital inspirational program for men of color in partnership with J’ahmad, The Empowerment Coach. The program features videos containing inspirational nuggets that are uplifting and food your soul to get you through the week. Watch BRO-ISMs here.

Keep It Up

Keep It Up is an online health intervention for Black gay, bisexual, queer, and same gender loving (GBQ/SGL) men. Participants complete a total of five online health episodes designed to help them navigate intimate and personal spaces with other Black gay, bisexual, queer, and same gender loving (GBQ/SGL) men.

Participants receive a $25 Visa gift card after successful completion of Episodes 1-3, a $25 Visa gift card after successful completion of Episode 4, and a $25 Visa gift card after successful completion of Episode 5. To be eligible for the program, you must:

❏ Be HIV negative
❏ Live in Orange, Osceola, or Seminole counties
❏ Self identify as cis gender male or gender non conforming
❏ Self identify as gay, bisexual, queer, and same gender loving

There is no age limit. For more information and to enroll into the program click here.

Mesa De Cocina / The Kitchen Table

Mesa De Cocina/The Kitchen Table is an online culinary and nutrition program supported by Jack Doresy’s Start Small Initiative. The program addresses food insecurity and shows that kitchen skill, not budget, is the key to great food. Participants learn how to make delicious and nutritious meals using recipes from Leanne Brown’s “Good and Cheap”.

Participants participate in monthly cooking demonstrations that cover health, diet, and nutrition and they are provided grocery gift cards and cooking supplies at cooking demonstrations to support them in making delicious and nutritious meals at home. To learn more Mesa De Cocina/The Kitchen Table, click here. To view previous cooking demonstrations go here.

Strength Through Youth/Young Adults Living Empowered (STYLE)

STYLE is an empowerment and life skills building program supported by AIDSUnited Southern HIV Impact Fund for bisexual, gay, queer, and same gender loving men of color (self-defined) living in Central Florida. The Program covers life skills like financial literacy, health education, interpersonal skills, job readiness,

Program benefits include an expanded support system and increased life skills, and greater knowledge of local resources. Participants receive a program stipend for attending a minimum of 5 out of the 6 sessions. Transportation assistance to/from sessions is available. To learn more about STYLE, click here.

Youth/Young Adults Living Pozitively (YALP)

YALP is a brave and safe space to build friendships and a sense of community among young people (18- 35) of color (self-defined) living with HIV in Central Florida regardless of gender identity and sexual orientation. Program benefits include an expanded support system, increased emotional health and wellness, greater knowledge and connection to local resources, a light meal, monthly raffles, and a program stipend of $300.

Participants are required to attend a minimum of 5 out of the 6 sessions to receive program stipend. To join YALP, register here.