URBAN LEAGUE OF BROWARD COUNTY
League of Broward County joined the REACH 2010
project in 2001 to provide HIV/AIDS prevention
outreach services to Broward's African American
communities. The project focuses its efforts in
several zip codes where the number of African
American cases are high.
a community-based organization working to improve
the full social and economic well-being of
minorities. The Urban League has a successful
history of community education and outreach. This
organization participates in health fairs and
provide training for individuals, community groups,
civic associations, and gatekeepers.
welcomes volunteer community educators who are
trained to help pass on information about HIV and
information call: (954) 625-2533 or (954) 625-2555
MINORITY DEVELOPMENT AND EMPOWERMENT INC.
established in 1996 to help underserved Haitians and
Caribbean islanders living in Broward. MDEI
provides support services, and promotes leadership
in the community.
participate in major Caribbean events held in the
Broward area, providing HIV outreach and education
to the Haitian and Caribbean people. MDEI also
works with community organizations in an effort to
stop the spread of HIV.
looking for volunteers who are willing to be trained
in HIV prevention and spread this information in the
information call: (954) 764-5101, ext 202.
HISPANIC UNITY OF FLORIDA
Unity of Florida was established in 1982 with the
mission to promote the advancements of Hispanics by
improving their quality of life and fostering
Hispanic leadership in Broward County.
2010 and HUF have joined efforts to educate
Broward's Hispanic Community on HIV prevention and
safety. HUF provides outreach to get Hispanics
involved in stopping the spread of HIV. HUF also
links REACH 2010's prevention efforts to the
community by working with local businesses and
become a part of REACH 2010 by joining an "ALCANZAR"
HIV/AIDS training workshop. Once you complete the
program, you can educate your community about HIV
information call: (954) 893-7345 or (954) 893-7261
or visit the website:
AMERICAN RED CROSS
American Red Cross has been a close collaborator to
REACH 2010. We have worked together during the past
years in different activities and strategies to educate
the community about HIV and to stimulate prevention.
BROWARD HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Broward County Health Department (BCHD) is a very close
collaborator to REACH 2010. Besides being directly
responsible for approving the content of our media
campaigns and our written educational material, they
have also provided key HIV training to our staff, and
they have collaborated with us in numerous HIV/AIDS
events such as community forums, roundtable discussions,
professional summits, health fairs, among others.
FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY
Florida International University (FIU) is the Central
Coordinating Organization (CCO) for our REACH 2010
project. Our project works under the direction of the
Stempel School of
Public Health. Graduate students from the School have been actively
involved with our project for the past 5 years. They
have served as liaisons between the Community Based
Organizations (CBOs) and FIU project staff; they have
also participated in the research and evaluation
component of REACH 2010. Their help has been key in
planning and implementing community events, outreach
activities, education and prevention interventions,
Institute for Public Opinion Research (IPOR) has also
been a key player in our project. IPOR has conducted
our four Computer Assisted Telephone Surveys (CATI) with
more than 8000 respondents to date.