Community Outreach Coordinator, Social Media Outreach Manager, and Media Relations Contact, APEB Oakland
Camryn Crump of APEB Oakland currently serves as their Community Outreach Coordinator for the Get Recovery Empowerment And Life (Get REAL) Substance Use Program, Public Relations and Social Media Outreach Manager. Camryn is a 2016 Alumni of the African American HIV University (AAHU), studying the science and treatment of HIV and Community Mobilization under Black AIDS Institute at UCLA. He was recently appointed co-chair of the Black Treatment and Advocates Network (BTAN) and is one of the 2016 Alameda County Honorees, Awarded the Youth Trailblazer Award for his creative and innovative programs and work that has successfully addressed Health, Identity and Social Justice among youth.
Camryn strategically engage youth and young adults in more than just HIV/AIDS education and prevention, but addresses holistic care within the Black Community as a leader and advocate, while working to advance updated information throughout Alameda County and national gatherings such as United States Conference on AIDS (USCA), and the National African American MSM Leadership Conference. Camryn passionately seeks to bridge Faith and Justice and is currently a Seminarian attending Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley, CA. studying to obtain his Masters of Divinity in Social Transformation with a focus on Sexuality and Religion.
Intersectionality of HIV and Strategies for bridging the gap between Faith, HIV Care and Stigma
This workshop is designed to bring young religious leaders and a network of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) together at the national level to curtail HIV related stigma. Due to structural and cultural factors, the messaging and level of engagement for PLWHA within faith-based communities, need to be addressed to better serve and be more inclusive of individuals a part of both Faith and LGBTQ Communities. Participants will be empowered and equipped with the necessary tools to address the intersectionality of HIV, between Faith and Justice.