THE CENTER FOR STRENGTHENING YOUTH PREVENTION PARADIGMS (SYPP Center):
- Provides capacity building assistance (CBA) services, at no cost to recipients, to mobilize communities around HIV prevention for youth.
- Helps communities organize and strategize around how to address social determinants of health that create inequities among youth.
- Communicates emerging research and HIV prevention practices via webinars and other resources.
- Emphasizes preventing HIV acquisition and transmission among young gay and bisexual men and transgender youth of color.
- Builds upon 50 years of expertise serving high-risk youth in the Division of Adolescent Medicine at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.
REQUEST CBA SERVICES
CBA services include trainings and technical assistance that provide a framework to help communities create structural changes and build healthy coalitions to respond to their local HIV epidemic. You can request CBA services from SYPP Center by contacting Mia Humphreys, MSW, CBA coordinator.
Linkage to Care for Youth: Lessons Learned from Project SMILE
This research to practice brief discusses structural change as an approach to HIV prevention and provides solutions for agencies to improve linkage to care.
Defining Structural Change
This resource is designed to help HIV service providers and community planners better understand how structural change can tackle the social determinants of health that cause HIV/AIDS health inequities.
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SYPP Center is supported by the cooperative agreement 5U65PS001708-05 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The contents of this website are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Mia Humphreys, MSW
4650 West Sunset Blvd., MS #2
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Third Thursdays Webinar
Our monthly webinar will be held on February 20th, from 11 a.m. to noon Pacific Time. The topic is "Promoting National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day 2014" featuring youth presenters and Advocates for Youth. Register here.