East Bay Getting to Zero

Dear East Bay Getting to Zero community,

Below you will find a collection of resources and updates from our network, our partner organizations and our general community

This webpage is updated twice a month and features the latest job, funding, internship, scholarship, youth and training opportunities from our broader East Bay Getting to Zero network. Please contact us if you want to add your listing.

Updated September 16th, 2021

Job Opportunities:

Positive Women’s Network – USA (PWN) is hiring an experienced communications director. The communications director leads the efforts of Positive Women’s Network – USA (PWN) to elevate the voices, experiences, and priorities of women and people of trans experience living with HIV online and in the media. Learn more about the position here. In the meantime, PWN is also hiring an interim communications director who will manage the essential components of PWN’s communications program. Learn more about this position here.

There are various job openings at Cal State East Bay (Hayward Campus) for those who have experience in program planning and management in an educational environment:

La Clinica (TRUCHA) is looking to fill two positions: PrEP Navigator and HIV Linkage Coordinator

The Alameda Health System is looking to fill the position of Emergency Department HIV screening  program coordinator. This coordinator will implement and disseminate best practices for developing screening programs in EDs, in addition to providing linkage and referral services for HIV positive patients or patients at risk of contracting HIV. Learn more and apply here.

Internships, Scholarships, funding and more

Through the Innovative Community Engagement Strategies to Reduce HIV-related Stigma and Disparities Challenge, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) in partnership with the OASH Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy (OIDP), is seeking innovative and effective approaches (e.g., models, strategies, best practices and/or tools) for community engagement and mobilization to reduce HIV stigma and improve pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and antiretroviral therapy (ART) utilization among racial and ethnic minority individuals who are at increased risk for HIV infection or are people with HIV (PWH). Learn about this opportunity here.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is offering funding under FEMA Public Assistance program and includes community engagement and information dissemination to promote vaccination availability, scheduling, and accessibility, as well as reimbursement for activities to increase public confidence in and uptake of COVID-19 vaccines. Learn more about this opportunity here.
 
La Clinica (TRUCHA) is looking for volunteers to help with food distribution on Wednesdays. If you are able to help, please reach out at 510-535-4211.
Events:

September 29 and 30, 2021: Latino Coalition for a Healthy California (LCHC) is hosting an annual statewide Latinx Health Policy (virtual) Summit. This year’s theme is Nuestro Futuro, Nuestro Poder: Advancing a Just COVID-19 Recovery Plan and Achieving Latinx Health Equity Through Systems Transformation. Learn more about the event here.

Youth opportunities:

Dream Youth Clinic has created a community referral form to refer young people to their services. They provide free youth-centered medical services, behavioral health services, health navigation, youth support groups, and patient services for young people ages 13-18 years old.
Please send your completed form to dream@rootsclinic.org and they will direct the referral to the appropriate department within their clinics.

Resources for your clients


Oakland LGBTQ Center
’s warm line is open Monday through Friday from 9am-5pm for peer support. Reach them at 510-781-2919.
 
La Clinica (TRUCHA)
is giving away food and supplies every Wednesday from 1-3pm. Please call 510-535-4211 for more details.

HCH 510 and Asian Health Services are conducting T4T Testing every Thursday from 6-8 PM at the HCH office. This is an intentional space for HIV testing for trans, nonbinary, GNC, and gender expansive individuals, hosted by trans/nonbinary and GNC staff members. Call or text 510-519-0456 for more info or to make an appointment.

Need a ride? CAL-PEP offers a complimentary, door-to-door shuttle service for people living with HIV in Alameda County. The service operates on Mon/Wed/Thurs 10-3 pm and is open to all PLWH for door-to-door service for any location in Alameda County. Call or text 510-830-9228 to enroll and schedule rides, preferably at least 24 hours in advance.

EBGTZ Learning Corner (interesting & relevant resources to further your learning):
 
Move to End Violence
offers a 6-week virtual learning series on Racial Equity and Liberation Virtual Learning. This is a self-paced course and the series is delivered to your inbox weekly. Learn more and sign up here.