Community Engagement Nattinan Tam Koeworakul, Community Engagement Worker
Highlights of 2011-2012 • Developed and implemented needs assessment and evaluation surveys to establish best practice models for each ACAS program that allowed effective anticipation of emerging needs and delivery of competent interventions. • Facilitated six strategic planning focus groups with stakeholders to evaluate ACAS’s programs and services. Analyzed findings and compiled reports to present to the Board of Directors and funders. • Established new alliances and networked with partner organizations in the health promotion field to identify service gaps and strengthen ACAS’s connections to the broader audience. • Organized ACAS’s World AIDS Day Community Forum featuring expert speakers and news reporters to raise awareness of HIV/ AIDS epidemic and promote testing campaign. • Designed and distributed promotional posters for ACAS workshops and social events to attract the target population and recruit new members and volunteers.
ommunity Engagement Program works with organizations and groups which serve East and Southeast Asian community in Toronto and in Ontario by participating in community networks, advisory committees, working groups, and presentations of ACAS to integrate HIV education, outreach, and support services, and establish collaborative partnerships. Funding by AIDS Community Action Program (ACAP)
Asian Community AIDS Services 2011 Annual Report