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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:

·         About Project L.E.A.P.

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


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

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 HIV positive individuals.  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 April to July.  

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

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

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

Lunch or dinner will be provided.  Assistance with transportation and child care is also available.

How To Apply?

A brief written application and in-person interview are required.

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

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

·                Complete the application online.

 

 

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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!