Persad Center, Inc.
$20,000 to Persad Center to support its expansion into medical service delivery. Specifically, the grant will be used to onboard and train a health educator to provide screening, vaccination, and intervention on a variety of sexual health issues including contraception, HIV and the use of PrEP & PEP (pre and post exposure prophylaxis), syphilis, gonorrhea, hepatitis, HPV, and herpes.
Persad Center, Inc.’s mission is to improve the well-being of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender communities, individuals affected by HIV/AIDS and the loved ones of all of these. They fulfill their mission through provision of outreach, prevention, training/education, and treatment services.