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HOUSTON'S PLANNING COUNCIL:

·         About the Planning Council

·         Council Officers & Committee Chairs

·         Committees

·         Office of Support

·         How You Can Participate

-Apply for Council Membership

-Apply for Committee Membership

PROJECT LEAP:

·         Project L.E.A.P. 2021

·         Project L.E.A.P. Advisory Committee

·         Project L.E.A.P. Do-it-Yourself Kit

MEETINGS AND EVENTS:

·         Calendar

·         2016 Ryan White All Grantee Meeting
(Houston’s presentations and handouts)

·         2018 Ryan White All Grantee Meeting
(Houston’s presentations and handouts)

COUNCIL PUBLICATIONS & REPORTS

·         Blue Book Resource Guide

Blue Book Form for Inclusion or Update

·         Planning Council Brochure:

English / Spanish

·         Client Rights/Complaint Procedure:

English / Spanish

·         Standards of Care & Performance Measures

·         Past Publications & Reports

AFFORDABLE CARE ACT RESOURCES

HIV RESOURCES & LINKS:

·         Definitions & Acronyms

·         HIV Resources

·         Get Tested

·         HIV Prevention Resources

INFORMACIÓN SOBRE EL VIH

CONTACT US:

·         Email the Office of Support

·         Public Information Request

·         How You Can Participate

·         About this Site

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2021 Project L.E.A.P.
(Learning - Empowerment - Advocacy - Participation)


For information on how to create a Project LEAP program in your area click here.

The 2021 Project LEAP class is filling up fast! 

Space is limited APPLY NOW - classes start July 28th!!

Sharpen your knowledge with a unique opportunity offered only in Houston.  Every year, the Ryan White Planning Council sponsors Project L.E.A.P. (Learning, Empowerment, Advocacy, Participation), the most comprehensive advocacy training program in the nation for people living with or affected by HIV.  The Ryan White Planning Council's Office of Support hosts this training.

Harris County accounts for 35% of all HIV cases in the State of Texas.  That is more than 24,000 Houstonians.

You will learn:

·         Who needs HIV-related services

·         The specific needs of the HIV community in Houston

·         How HIV organizations receive funding

·         Who makes the decisions regarding funding

·         Where HIV funding originates

·         How government decisions affect you and your community

·         How YOU can have an impact on these decisions.

What is Project LEAP?

A free 17-week training course for individuals living with and affected by HIV to gain the knowledge and skills needed to help plan for the HIV prevention and care services provided in the Houston Area. Click here for an informational flyer.

When Does it Meet?

Wednesdays, from July through November.  Due to COVID, the class is scheduled to begin virtually on Zoom.

Students may choose to join one of two Project LEAP classes:

Option 1:    Day class: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

~ or ~

Option 2:    Evening class: 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

How To Apply?

A brief written application and interview are required.

·       Request an application be mailed to you: 832 927-7926

·       Download the application HERE
(pdf format: save the form, complete it and return by EMAIL)

·       Complete the application online HERE.

Deadline for Applications: 

Applications must be received by 5:00 pm on Friday, July 2, 2021.   (deadline subject to change)

If you wish to apply after July 2nd, please contact the Office of Support: 832 927-7926.

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The 17 weeks is quite a commitment, but well worth it.  Please feel free to share this opportunity with others.    

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask!