Facente Consulting was hired to develop a white paper for the San Francisco Mayor's Office, reviewing options for overdose prevention services (also known as supervised consumption services) in collaboration with a number of key community stakeholders.
Facente Consulting was selected by the San Francisco AIDS Foundation to lead a year-long strategic planning process that would incorporate the input of more than 200 staff and over 800 donors, volunteers, clients, and external stakeholders, ushering the Foundation into a new era of expanded work and a focus on health justice.
Facente Consulting was hired to plan and facilitate highly political local coordinating committee meetings for the 2020 International AIDS Conference, which was slated to be jointly held in San Francisco and Oakland, CA until it was forced to move to a virtual format due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Leadership of San Francisco AIDS Foundation reached out to Facente Consulting and asked them to create a "mini strategic plan" for their goal of creating a comprehensive network of health and wellness services for people over the age of 50 who are living with HIV, taking into account the changing dynamics brought on by the the COVID-19 pandemic.
Through the process of working with San Francisco AIDS Foundation to develop a community-driven plan to end homelessness among people living with HIV, a new vision for the project emerged - a Call to Action, endorsed by the HIV community, calling on San Francisco to address the root causes of homelessness for all people in the city.