MPOWER program (Manifesting Positive Outcomes through Wellness, Education, and Recovery) is looking for Black, same-gender-loving males, ages 25-45, who are interested in building community and supporting each other in a judgment-free and safe space. Through the program, participants will share their knowledge and life experiences and talk about topics that have a direct impact on their lives.

By enrolling in the program, participants receive:

  • Dinner and CTA transportation during a group-level support group.
  • An all-expenses-paid weekend health retreat.
  • Free HIV and hepatitis C testing.
  • Free individual therapy.
  • Free condoms and lube.
  • Referrals for medical care, including PrEP medication, if requested.

A $35 gift card will be given to those who graduate, and another $35 at the 6-month follow-up.

To learn more or enroll, call or text James at (312) 887-1633 or contact him by email at or fill out this form.


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