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 once 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 October 6th, 2022

Highlights for October:

Join us in honoring National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD) on October 20th, 8 pm at Que Rico! For more information about this in-person event, please follow this page.
Join us for our virtual NLAAD event on October 25th, 9 am – 12 pm. More information about the event will be released in the upcoming week on this page. To register for this event, click here

Join us for the Housing 101 workshop on October 13! This workshop will be held on Zoom, and we will walk through the new East Bay Housing Guide and share stories and strategies around supporting people to get housed.

Updates from EBGTZ:

Stay tuned for more details for our annual East Bay World AIDS Day event! If you would like to join our WAD planning committee, please email zj@ebgtz.org.
Join us to commemorate World AIDS Day on Friday, December 2, from 12 – 1:30pm. We will honor people in our community who embody values that are essential to our work, share creative performances and progress on our strategic plan.

RYSE Love & Rage Mural

Completed in summer 2022, the Love & Rage mural celebrates and honors queer Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) youth in Richmond, CA. Love & Rage was built through a collaboration between EBGTZ, RYSE’s Alphabet group members, Lulu Fierro and Jason Madison, and local muralist and former RYSE staff, Agana Espinoza (DJ Agana). To read more about the ideation process, the symbols in the mural, and the partnership that brought this mural into fruition, click here

We will be updating the East Bay HIV Strategic Plan in the coming months. Please join us at the upcoming housing workshop on October 13, the prevention network meeting on November 3, and the World AIDS Day event on December 2 to hear updates, share feedback and cast your votes for next year’s strategic priorities!

East Bay Opportunities: Funding, Jobs, fellowships & internships

Resources for clients:

Black cis and trans women living with HIV are invited to join the UCSD/SDSU Link Positively Study. Please contact istriveresearchlab@health.ucsd.edu or 510-560-4334 for more info.

Job Opportunities:

Heluna Health is hiring for the following positions:

  • COVID-19 Rural Communities Equity Specialist: This position will work on politically sensitive and complex projects, leading efforts to assure that the COVID-19 pandemic response and recovery addresses health equity and improves equitable health outcomes for rural communities.
  • COVID-19 Special Populations Manager: The COVID-19 Special Populations Manger will lead the Special Populations Equity Unit which focuses on equitable COVID-19 response and recovery in California’s most underserved and marginalized communities such as Tribal communities, People Experiencing Homelessness (PEH), migrant farmworker workers, rural communities, people with disabilities/access and functional needs and/or others.
  • COVID-19 Integrated Health Equity Research Team Supervisor: Manager of the Integrated Health Equity Research Team who perform high level analysis, modeling, and research to ensure complete and accurate data and analysis about how COVID-19 response and recovery efforts are impacting underserved and marginalized populations.

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH)  is hiring a Health Program Specilaist I for their Infant Botulism Program. Learn more about this opportunity here.

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is recruiting for the following positions for their STD Control Branch:

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume in the links provided above.

Human Impact Partners (HIP) is seeking a full-time Senior Program Associate to help build movements for housing justice and contribute to HIP’s growing Housing Justice program. Learn more about this position here and apply by Thursday, Oct. 13.

Join the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) on Tuesday, Oct. 11, from 12 to 3 p.m. ET for a virtual career fair highlighting fellowship opportunities with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). 

If interested in participating, register for the event here.

Youth Opportunities

The Black Economic Equity Movement (BEEM) project is a Guaranteed Income project for Black young adults in certain areas in Oakland. The program will provide temporary monthly payment to up to 300 youth. Learn more here and apply here

Join the Alliance for Girls’ 7th Annual Conference: The World We Imagine
at Oakland Scottish Rite Center on Thursday, October 11, 2022. Come together to build community, learn from those at the front lines, rejuvenate, and co-create a future where radical safety exists for girls and gender-expansive people, so that they may thrive in leadership, self-love, and justice.Youth ages 24 and under can attend for free! Register here.

People’s Climate Innovation Center has announced the launch of the Young Climate Leaders of Color (YCLC) Program which aims to build a national network of young leaders of color who are learning, growing, and advancing climate justice work in their own communities. 
Applications will be accepted through October 31Learn more and apply here.

Youth Vs Apocalypse is a diverse group of young climate justice activists working together to lift the voices of youth of color and working class youth. Their collective action aims to fight for a livable climate and an equitable, sustainable, and just world. 

YVA is hiring youth ages 18-25 for multiple Community Education Organizer positions. Learn more about the position and application process here

The Oakland LGBTQ Community Center is presenting youth (ages 13-19) with a 5-week mental health series to learn how to recognize trauma and the resulting mental health challenges associated with homophobia, transphobia, racism, poverty, and other socio-economic issues. Participating youth will receive a $200 stipend at the end of the workshop series.  If interested, register here.
For questions, please reach Sandy by calling 510-882-2286.


Pacific Center’s Community Didactic Training Series:

Decolonizing Therapeutic Practices

Thursday, October 13th, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (virtual event)This course aims to de-centering white, cis-hetero-patriarchal western/Eurocentric paradigms, practices, and theories, by highlighting anti-oppressive, anti-colonial, anti-racist narratives, approaches, frameworks, and therapeutic practices.

To register, click here

This virtual conference is designed to train the whole health care team in providing responsive and confident gender-affirming health care, grounded in research evidence and best clinical practices. To register, click here.

2430 Encincal Avenue, Alameda, CA

Join in for the Inaugural Alameda Pride in the Park! This is an ALL AGES & FREE family-friendly event (pets welcome). There will be food trucks, vendors, entertainment, games, a kid’s area, and lots of fun! 

For more information, please click here.

EBGTZ Learning Corner

How EHE Jurisdictions Can Increase Uptake of Long Acting Injectables (LAIs) for HIV Treatment

By the end of this webinar, you will be able to:
– Discuss the current science of LAIs for HIV treatment
– Review patient and provider challenges and success stories with LAIs
– Consider how EHE jurisdictions can increase uptake of LAIs without increasing health disparities
– Identify training and TA needs and resources