USCHA Faith Pre-Conference 2022


People of faith, people living with HIV, and people working in the HIV & AIDS response gather for a one-day interfaith pre-conference to the USCHA aiming to strengthen the engagement of faith leaders and communities in efforts to end the HIV epidemic. It will include a keynote, a panel on lived experience, a Compass Faith Coordinating Center presentation, a biomedical update, and more. Participants will engage in the discussion and learn from and network with colleagues.
Hybrid: in-person and virtual (via Zoom)

Preliminary Agenda:
8:30 AM Check-in/Registration
A light continental breakfast will be served (included).

9:00 AM Opening
Welcome and Opening remarks
Prayers and Centering Rituals from various faith traditions
Theme presentation

9:30 AM Session 1, Biomedical Update: Dr. Ulysses Burley and Dr. Stephaun Wallace

10:45 AM Session 2, Panel: “My Lived Experience”

12:15 PM Facilitated Conversations/Breakout Rooms

12:45 PM Lunch (included)
Lunch Presentations:
Global AIDS Strategy
The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries/Metropolitan Community Churches collaboration project presentation

1:45 PM Session 3, Wake Forest Compass Initiative

3:30 PM Session 4, Keynote: Pedro Julio Serrano
Q & A – Discussion
Wrap-up, Acknowledgements and Closing remarks
Sending Blessings

5:00 PM END