This session provides participants with an overview of HIV criminalization laws and data, along with strategies for combating HIV stigma and advocating for decriminalization.

Faculty: Kamaria Laffrey, co-managing director for HIV policy reform with The SERO Project and spokesperson for the treatment adherence and self-care campaign Positively Fearless

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this session, you will be able to:

  • Define HIV criminalization and identify the data that is most alarming.
  • Explain five reasons why criminalization is a problem.
  • Describe the nuances of strategy vs. implementation in legislative success.

NOTE: This session does NOT offer continuing education credits.