2018 – 2019 Recipients

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Project Title: LGBTQ Youth Space GTZ Youth Outreach and Education Project
Description: To promote Guideline-based STD/HIV testing among young adults in Santa Clara County through a two-pronged approach: 1) to train a cohort of youth to become peer leaders and develop educational resources to inform their peers about the importance of STD/HIV testing; and 2) to host a health day, as part of the annual South Bay Youth Pride Festivalin partnership with a local health teen van to promote STD/HIV testing.
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Colectivo ALA through Valley Medical Center Foundation

Project Title:Theater play
Description: To increase STI/HIV testing and access to PrEP/PEP targeting Latinx individuals, particularly those who identify as LGBTQ by developing and producing a devised theater play that will address the aforementioned issues.
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Gardner Family Health Network

Description: Gardner Family Health Network (GFHN) aims to create sustainable infrastructure change within the NextGen EHR system and among our clinical and quality improvement staff to be able to obtain baseline HIV and STI screening rates. Once baseline rates are determined, we will work with the CompreCare Health Center located at 3030 Alum Rock Ave. San Jose 95127 to implement opt-out HIV screening and comprehensive STI testing.
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Project MORE Foundation

Project Title: GTZ U=U Campaign Media Launch
Description: To launch the U=U campaign. The campaign will increase exposure, media coverage, public awareness, and community involvement of the GTZ priorities. Through the launch, attendees will acquire increased knowledge of the U=U campaign, as well as guideline-based testing, PrEP and PEP implementation, HIV care and retention, and reduction of stigma.
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Roots Community Health Clinic

Project Title: Roots GTZ Project
Description: To strengthen its clinical infrastructure through staff training focused on HIV and STD counseling, including the institutionalization of three-site STD testing.
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School Health Clinic

Project Title: Improved STD Screening at School Health Clinics
Description: To improve the quality of care provided by School Health Clinic to low income, under-served adolescents and adults for STI/HIV services through technology improvements and staff training.
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