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Learning from the Community

What Community-Based Organizations Say About Factors that Affect HIV Prevention Programs

September 2000

The Community-Based Organizations

The 26 community-based organizations who participated in the study were diverse. The organizations were of various sizes and ranged in years of operation (4-87 years with an average of 22 years). The tables and figures below describe various characteristics of participating CBOs.


Figure 1. Founding Mission or Purpose of Participating CBOs

Figure 1. Founding Mission or Purpose of Participating CBOs


Figure 2. Locations of All PA 704 Directly-Funded CBOs, By Site Visit or Focus Group Participation

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Figure 2. Locations of All PA 704 Directly-Funded CBOs (4/19/2000)


The directly-funded CBOs developed and targeted their interventions to populations at high risk for HIV. The CBOs in our study reported serving the following populations (Figure 3 and Figure 4):


Figure 3. Race/Ethnicity of Target Populations*

Figure 3. Race/Ethnicity of Target Populations


Figure 4. Risks of Target Populations*

Figure 4. Risks of Target Populations

* The categories for race/ethnicity and target population risks are not mutually exclusive. CBOs served one or more race/ethnicity and risk group.





  
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