We are delighted with how our annual conference on Friday 3rd September went!
Our first Hybrid conference - with some joining us in London and others online.
The programme is still available at: https://www.chiva.org.uk/ourworkprof/conferences/
We ran three F2B support camps at the start of August. Each camp was 3 nights long and created a safe space for young people living with HIV to connect, learn and have fun!
Applications have now closed.
We are pleased to be taking registrations of interest for our annual Freedom 2 Be residential camp for children and young people living with HIV. We will be working at all times within the UK COVID guidelines.
Registration and Abstract Submission for the 15th Annual CHIVA conference are now open!
CHIVA has a new approach to membership making our membership more widely available and more affordable.
New CHIVA report on the Impact of the national lockdown on young people with HIV accessing CHIVA support services.
A reflective piece of writing by a young person living with HIV and their Mum.
The ArcHIVe is a podcast created by a group of young people who have grown up in the UK living with HIV. It shares their thoughts, ideas, hopes and shared dreams.
‘A Spotlight on: the work edition’ focuses on people with HIV working in different areas. You’ll hear from people working in IT, healthcare, sports, hospitality, the arts and more.
All Episodes are now available!
On 15th October 2020 we ran our 14th CHIVA Annual Conference virtually.
CHIVA FAMILY CONFERENCE 2020
Very sadly due to COVID-19 we were unable to have a families conference as planned in 2020.
From 3-7th August 2020 we ran our annual support camp. This year, due to the ongoing pandemic, we ran this as a virtual camp. Watch videos created exclusively for camp.
We're very pleased to provide this inclusive version for the deaf community, to enable access to the information, stories and experiences of young people living with HIV.
CHARITY FILM AWARDS
We are very proud that Life Growing Up was awarded winner in the Longform Under £5million Turnover Category at the Charity Film Awards in April 2020.
The Charity Film Awards celebrates the effective use of video by the third sector to change mindsets, raise awareness for the charity or fundraise.
400 charities entered the awards, more than 110,000 members of the public voted, and 127 charities made the shortlist in the world's biggest cause-based film event. Finalists were then voted on by both the public and the judges panel. For more information visit: www.CharityFilmAwards.com.
The Missing Link: HIV and Mental Health Report commissioned and published by the All Party Parliamentary Group on HIV/AIDS was launched on 4th March 2020.
We at CHIVA were delighted to be part of the launch night and present a live performance of 'Life Growing Up'.