Laying the Foundation for youth HIV prevention in the Black church

June 23, 2015

In this article, a research team consisting of academic and community partners describe the process they used to successfully implement an adolescent-focused, evidence-based HIV/AIDS prevention curriculum in two Black churches. The authors highlight the challenges encountered and lessons learned in using a CBPR approach to build a relationship with two churches, garner the pastor’s support, and implement the curriculum within youth groups.

Lightfoot, A. F., Woods, B. A., Jackson, M., Riggins, L., Krieger, K., Brodie, K., … Howard, D. (2012). “In my house’: Laying the foundation for youth HIV prevention in the Black church. Progress in Community Health Partnerships, 6(4), 451-456. Full Text.

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