Media Advocates for Prevention (MAP)

650 Poydras, New Orleans, LA 70130
504-301-3690 (phone)
www.iwesnola.org
rrob@iwesnola.org

Last updated about 1 month ago

Contacts

  • Jennifer Glick, MPH - Contact Person
  • Iman Shervington - Contact Person

Geographic Service Area

  • New Orleans

Resource Details

Media Advocates for Prevention (MAP) is a CDC-funded intervention where youth peer advocates use media development,community outreach, and peer education to promote HIV risk reduction and testing among New Orleans youth of color. they are trained to use media to educated their peers about risk associated with HIV as well as the importance of practicing safer sex and getting tested. MAP is an adaptation of the community PROMISE intervention, an evidence based CDC-approved curriculum. The youth peer advocates create role model stories using different forms of media (such as print,audio, and film) to convey what they have learned and share it with other youth in the community.