WORLD invites you to USCA 2014

usca-2014-recreate-300x200WORLD invites you to join us October 2nd-5th for USCA 2014

For nearly two decades, USCA (United States Conference on AIDS) has sought to increase the strength and diversity of the community-based response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic through education, training, new partnerships, collaboration and networking.

In 2014, USCA will continue to highlight how the Affordable Care Act can help us draw even closer to ending the epidemic, while focusing on the challenges we still have to overcome to achieve this vision.


WORLD is proud to present the following speakers at USCA 2014:

Ashley Fairburn, WORLD Outreach & Linkage Specialist

Title: Roundtable: Mothers, Sex Workers, and Survivors: HIV Testing for Women Beyond Traditional Risk Categories

Scheduled: Thursday, October 2, 10:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m.


Cynthia Carey-Grant, WORLD Executive Director, 30 for 30 member

Title: Choosing the right Collaborations, Alliances, Mergers and Partnerships (C.A.M.P.): How strategic organizational development can help sustain small ASO’s in the Era of Healthcare Reform  

Scheduled: Session 3: Friday, October 3, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m


Panel Speaker: “Addressing Health Equity Under the ACA Care” at 2014 USCA.

Title: Everything You Want to Know About the Affordable Care Act:  But Haven’t Gotten to Ask

Scheduled: Saturday, October 4, 2014, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 

Hosted by:  Robert Greenwald with Amy Killelea and Andrea Weddle


Denise Jones, WORLD Case Manager, Peer Advocate

Title: GET REAL: Linking HIV Services to Substance Use and Co-Occurring Mental Health Disorders for HIV+ Women and MSM

Scheduled: Session 5: Saturday, October 4, 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Stephanie Cornwell, CAL-PEP Research Coordinator, WORLD Program Services Director

Workshops and Roundtables

Title: Examining Innovative Research Methodologies in Community and Academic Settings: A Closer Look at Community-Based Participatory Research from the Perspective of the AIDS Service Organization Community and Mobilizing Historical Black Colleges and Universities around Preventive and Therapeutic HIV Clinical Research

Scheduled Time:  Saturday, October 4, 2014 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m