Activist. Advocate. Virgo. Executive Director, Mobilizing Our Brothers Initiative, Incorporated. DaShawn Usher joins Torrian and Isaiah to give insight into his journey working with Black and Latinx LGBTQ communities, how MOBI came to be, and the innovative MOBI approach to mobilizing communities of color and bridging gaps to improve the health outcomes for Black and Latinx LGBTQ communities. During this Southern Charm segment, Torrian highlights the upcoming Southern Coalition for Advancing Gay Men Summit sponsored by NASTAD. This year's summit focuses on providing attendees with space to (1) meet and network with others doing HIV work with Black gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men; (2) discuss current strategies, innovations, lessons learned regarding community engagement and retention in HIV services, addressing social determinants of health, and community partnerships; and, (3) identify opportunities to enhance and strengthen current community engagement, addressing social determinants of health, and community partnerships strategies within their programs and jurisdictions to improve service provision and health equity for Black gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men.
For more information about Mobilizing of Brothers Initiative, Incorporated (MOBI), go to www.mobi-nyc.com and follow them on all social media platforms using the handle @mobi-nyc.
For more information about the Southern Coalition for Advancing Gay Men or to be part of this year's summit, please email Torrian L Baskerville at firstname.lastname@example.org.