Our research team often collaborates with academic institutions and public health organizations. Through these partnerships and our community’s trust in Bienestar’s mission, we can identify barriers to care and the lack of resources that communities of color and LGBTQ+ people face. In addition, we match research with our programs and services to better understand our community’s needs and find the equitable solutions we deserve.
This research project offers Latino men who have sex with men (MSM) a safe space to develop skills in coping with discrimination and promote better sexual health practices.
Latino MSM-centered group sessions fostering community and promoting STI and HIV prevention and PrEP decision-making.
Proyecto Facil is using telemedicine to improve the delivery of PrEP to Latino MSM and transgender women.
We are measuring HIV care engagement in English and Spanish-speaking patients at HIV/AIDS clinics by selecting and refining common leading strategies for facilitating and solving problems around sustainable encounters in HIV care.
Developing and implementing strategies to improve PrEP delivery to immigrant Latino MSM communities in LA County