Our Committees for Change
Funding and Research Committee
Energizing the Movement
The Funding and Research Committee shall:
Find funding opportunities and assist in writing grants.
Find sponsorships to fund stipends or incentives for the work and time of volunteers.
Promote research and standardized data collection activities.
Media and Communication Committee
The Media and Communications Committee shall:
Responsible for THMC social media participation.
Responsible for THMC website updates.
Responsible for THMC marketing, including creating brochures, video development, and photography.
Assist in the planning and coordination of assigned special events.
Assist in the maintenance of a volunteer database and help organize volunteers for projects.
Collaborate with members of other committees to create and maintain publicity for events.
Policy Involvement Committee
Making a Call to Action
The Policy Involvement Committee shall:
Draft and evaluate revisions of the current HIV law in Tennessee and promote the removal of individuals criminalized from the Sex Offender Registry.
Communicate with local and state elected/appointed officials across all government levels for the revision of the HIV laws.
Community Engagement Committee
Making a Difference
The Community Engagement and Education Committee shall:
Committee members work to develop and plan the educational opportunities for the community about THMC and HIV criminalization.
Committee members assist with program management by actively participating in the planning and execution of chapter education events.
Responsible for creating virtual or in person town halls/HIV days on the hill.
Find and suggest opportunities to connect THMC with stakeholders (including setting up Zoom meetings, scheduling webinars, etc.).
Set up educational opportunities for community members and politicians.