Jose L. Alegria

Currently working at/with El Centro Hispano, Inc. Here in Durham, NC as the Programs Coordinator. ECH, has been working with our LGBTQ Hispanic/Latino Community for the last 11yrs. During which time ECH has been at the forth front of Education, Prevention, Testing, Know Your Status & Treatment for and with our LGBTQ Hispanic/Latino community within our State of NC. It has, and continues to be the only CBO (Community Based Organization) working with this minority that happens to be a minority within a minority. ECH currently houses 5 LGBTQ Support Groups. They are 1) Entre Amigos (Between Friends) for members that are 40yrs old and up, 2) HOLA Latino Mpowerment Project which is for Gay or Bisexual young man within the ages of 18-29ys old, 3) Entre Nosotras (Between Us) which is our Trans Support Group, 4) Mujeres N Accion (Women in Action) which is our Lesbian Support Group and 5) Our HIV+ Support Group.