September 13–17, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the longstanding disparities in
health care, including those inequities that continue to have a negative
impact on people living with HIV. Caraconference 2021: Building Health Equity:
Addressing Disparities, Advocating for Change,
focused on the systems, policies and practices that limit or expand
access to the resources needed for optimal health in our communities.
For speaker bios and more information, download the CaraConference 2021 program:
Barriers to Care for Transgender and Non-binary Individuals
Transgender and non-binary
people face environmental, social and legal barriers to care from
discrimination and stigma to lack
of access to quality services and culturally competent medical providers.
Learn how these barriers intersect and act on multiple levels to prevent
transgender individuals from accessing holistic health care and sexual health
How to Advocate for Policy Change
Before the legislative process around a
new piece of public policy ever begins, individuals and organizations can be
key players in shaping the landscape for that policy. Learn the best advocacy
practices and strategies to build knowledge, keep momentum and affect change
with governments at the local, state and national level.
Race and Health Care
The ongoing legacy of institutional,
systemic and individual racism in health care has an impact on health outcomes.. Learn how to recognize
and address racism in health care systems and individual actions to create a
more equitable community:
Intersectionality: Race, Gender and Sexuality
Everything from sexual health to economic stability
is impacted by intersectionality. This webinar explores how the intersectionality
of race, gender and sexuality informs public health and advocating for change.
Learn how the layered identities that everyone has affect how we move through
The Need to Modernize HIV Criminalization Laws
HIV laws in more than 32 US states, including Ohio,
are unjust, unscientific and unproductive. Learn why Ohio law should modernize with evidence-based,
nondiscriminatory laws that protect public health and what role and
responsibility medical providers have to their patients and clients at risk.
Interested in becoming a sponsor for CaraConference 2022? Contact Adam Reilly at firstname.lastname@example.org
to learn more!
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