Fact Sheets

Sermon Ideas

A list of ideas to help inspire your thinking on integrating the social justice imperative message into your sermons.

Testimonials: Raising Awareness

See testimonials from faith leaders across the country who have brought the conversation of HIV/AIDS to their congregations and raised awareness of the epidemic.

Testimonials: Erasing Stigma

See testimonials from faith leaders across the country who have brought the conversation of HIV/AIDS to their congregations to erase stigma.

Testimonials: Taking Action

See testimonials from faith leaders across the country who have brought the conversation of HIV/AIDS to their congregations and inspired action to end the epidemic.

Reverend Faison's 7 Steps to Addressing HIV/AIDS in the Black Church

Check-out ambassador Rev. John Faison's 7 Steps to Addressing HIV/AIDS in the Black Church to hear how he has incorporated HIV/AIDS awareness into his church and how you can do the same in yours.

What Works: Town Halls

These recommendations represent learnings from the work of The Black Church & HIV: The Social Justice Imperative initiative and are meant to catalogue the best practices for educating local communities’ faith leaders on address the HIV epidemic in their city.

What Works: Seminary Integration

These recommendations represent learnings from the work of The Black Church & HIV: The Social Justice Imperative initiative and are meant to catalogue the best practices for communicating and partnering with seminaries for those involved in HIV/AIDS work.

What Works: Denominational Leadership

These recommendations represent learnings from the work of The Black Church & HIV: The Social Justice Imperative initiative and are meant to catalogue the best practices for communicating with mainstream religious denominations with the intent of obtaining formal partnerships for working to end the HIV epidemic within our communities.

2018 Events Calendar

Check-out ambassador Rev. William Francis' 2018 Events Calendar for ideas on incorporating HIV as a social justice issue into your ministry.

The Black Church & HIV Overview

Learn how The Black Church & HIV is working with faith leaders across the country to fight the HIV epidemic in Black America.

Health Equity

A fact sheet to introduce the concepts of social justice and health equity, and how the disparate impact of HIV on the Black community is a social justice issue.

HIV Testing

The most recent HIV testing recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Preventative Services Task force, and HIV testing resources.

Talking Points

Suggested talking points on the Day of Unity and The Black Church & HIV to help you to speak to the initiative and your commitments.