The National Peer Treatment Education Program: Pathfinders is a collaborative program led by Howard University in partnership with Hyacinth AIDS Foundation, Project Inform and the Latino Commission on AIDS. The program is FREE and is composed of a two-week residential program coupled with mentorship for the participant and technical assistance support for the participant's program post training. The training program topics covered include basic HIV pathogenesis and HIV care and treatment, network building, working within care teams, service planning, communication, computer/internet basics and more. The training utilizes an active; learner centered design with the program underpinned by Paulo Freire's education philosophy. The Western Regional training will be held in San Francisco from August 18-30 and the Southern Regional Training will be held in Washington D.C. area from September 15-27. Currently, NPTEP is fully enrolled; however, more information about upcoming trainings will be posted to the Project Inform's calendar.