SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 7, 2013) -
WHAT: Innovation in HIV Care for Youth & Young Adults: What's New in HIV Care and Outcomes -- Panel discussion and tour of Larkin Street Youth Services' HIV services facility
WHY: The panel experts will discuss the latest national, regional and local trends as well as important advancements in HIV care for youth. Participants will share HIV health care outcomes and successes, and reiterate the continued need for youth-focused, wraparound services in the face of potential federal funding cuts. Reporters and editors will have an opportunity to see firsthand Larkin Street's successful housing and health care program for HIV positive youth.
WHEN: Monday, June 10 from 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
WHERE: Larkin Street Youth Services' Assisted Care facility
129 Hyde Street, San Francisco
WHO: Larkin Street Youth Services is an internationally recognized leader in providing effective housing, education, employment and health services to at-risk, homeless and runaway youth in San Francisco. Larkin Street reaches youth ages 12 - 24 through 15 locations and 25 programs. Three out of four youth who complete the organization's comprehensive programs exit street life.
- Supervisor Scott Wiener, moderator
- Michael Baxter, director of Youth Programs and Family Planning, San Francisco Department of Public Health
- Lara Tannenbaum, director of Specialty Housing, Larkin Street Youth Services
- Dr. Susan Obata, medical director for both Community Health Programs for Youth and Special Programs for Youth, San Francisco Department of Public Health
- Larkin Street youth speaker from Larkin Street's HIV Services Program