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Community Health Education

Community Health Education

Young People’s Project  Peer Advocates 2011-2012 Photo Credit: Melanie Dulfo

Young People’s Project
Peer Advocates 2011-2012
Photo Credit: Melanie Dulfo

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Community Health Education Program reduce health disparities for women of color (ages 25 and older) and youth of color (ages 13-24), primarily in Lower Manhattan, by assisting in access to care, providing HIV and STI screenings, and conducting health education to promote a healthy community. It is composed of:

Women’s Project

The Women’s Project, for women of color, ages 25 and older, offers a variety of sexual health presentations, workshops and one-on-one sessions to be safe-sex smart and learn about how to protect yourself from HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, with topics on HIV Basics, STI Overview, Safer Sex Negotiation, Condom Demonstration, and others.

WY at Silent March Against Domestic Violence 2012 Photo Credit: Corky Lee

WY at Silent March Against Domestic Violence 2012
Photo Credit: Corky Lee

Young People’s Project

Through a series of public health trainings in outreach, facilitation skills, HIV and STI basics, healthy relationship skills, young people can learn to be leaders. They can develop their skills in engaging their peers in one-on-one conversations, and become resources to their peers through our volunteer program.

AIDS Walk 2012 Photo Credit: Melanie Dulfo

AIDS Walk 2012
Photo Credit: Melanie Dulfo

Enroll Manhattan Project

Enroll Manhattan Project seeks to help New Yorkers obtain care, through understanding health insurance, how it can best work for them, and helping those who are uninsured and underinsured obtain health insurance. For more information or to enroll, please call 866.APICHA9.

For more information on any of our projects, call us at 646-744-0992 or 646-744-0993.  You can also email us at mdulfo@apicha.org or fnguyen@apicha.org.

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