Meet the Participants: Artie
Art is a respected and innovative community educator of HIV Prevention and Care Services here in Fayetteville, NC. He was born and raised in Orange, NJ, and settled in Harlem after attending Penn State University. Since being diagnosed in January 1990, Art has tried to be an avid and dedicated fighter for those living with the disease. He currently works for Southern Regional Area Health Education Center as a Retention Care Coordinator and Bridge Counselor. Art also works with Community Health Interventions/Operation Sickle Cell as a Community Prevention Coordinator working to increase testing and referrals for those in the local community. As time passes, he has continued to search for innovative, positive, and productive approaches to eliminating health disparities in minority communities and effectively fight HIV/AIDS.