The Bros in Convo Initiative
is a Black Queer-led grassroots org building community; educating, and empowering gay and queer individuals of color living in Central Florida.

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Impact by Community View

“Bros in Convo truly educates and empowers young Black men to be the best that they can be. They provide more than just HIV prevention. They provide life skills building.”

“I have truly enjoyed being a part of The Bros in Convo Initiative and my life has transformed as a result.”

“The Bros in Convo Initiative is truly a brotherhood. They really look out for you as a human being.”

“Bros in Convo is all about greater and meaningful involvement of the Black LGBT+ community. You can feel and see it in everything that they do.”

“The only organization I know that goes above and beyond when it comes to programs and services for the community.”

“Empowering MSM of color everyday is truly at the heart of this initiative & I for one am truly thankful for that.”

“It’s a great open-minded and safe space for people from every walk of life to come together and discuss matters of the LGBTQ community and how to make an impact on the community and others.”

“It’s a great space, with amazing individuals that come together to talk about ways to educate and help our LGBTQ community. It is a safe, judgement free, and all inclusive space. We are all on the mission to get to 0! Come join us!!”

“It’s a great judgement free zone for minds to assemble on how to best tackle issues within the community, in addition to being a safe space for self reflection / shared experiences.”

Impact by the Numbers

Provided health education to 5,500 Black GBQ/SGL men living in Central Florida

Provided peer support to 500 Black GBQ/SGL men in Central Florida

Linked 600 Black GBQ/SGL living in Central Florida to HIV preventive care; including 375 to Ryan White and private Specialty care.

HIV testing to 1,350 primarily BIPOC, LGBTQ+ individuals.

COVID-19 pandemic response to 246 BIPOC LGBTQ+ individuals (food, transportation, PPE)

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