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About Project Elevate

A three-year project funded by the CDC Community Approaches to Reducing Sexually Transmitted Diseases (CARS) initiative to support the planning, implementation
and evaluation of interdisciplinary interventions to promote community sexual health.

Purpose

Project Elevate (PE) has three goals:
• Increase awareness about HIV/STI disparities in the community
• Promote collaborations between multiple sectors and identify opportunities for STI prevention and care delivery
• Create equitable access to HIV sites by aiding young women of color and young transgender women of color to access culturally appropriate and sensitive services.

COMMON STRUCTURAL ISSUES PERPETUATING STI DISPARITIES AMONGST YOUNG CIS AND TRANS WOMEN OF COLOR

Identified through the Project Elevate Youth Expert Advisory Board (YEAB) and focus and community groups assessments.

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