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.
Facente Consulting was hired by the Treasure Island Homeless Development Initiative to conduct a needs assessment of youth living on the island, and develop a services plan to assist them in supporting Treasure Island families over a five-year period during the early phase of a $1.6 billion buildout of the island.
Facente Consulting worked with community-based organizations representing five priority populations (Blacks/African Americans, Latines, trans women, people who inject drugs, and people experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity) to develop town hall events and community-focused materials to disseminate information and gather community feedback about San Francisco’s plan to End the HIV, Hepatitis C, and STI epidemics.
Facente Consulting supported San Francisco Community Health Center in designing and implementing a six-session community of practice that brought together community-based organizations, health departments, and other agencies in the Midwest United States for peer-to-peer learning to improve HIV-related service delivery to trans people in the US.
Facente Consulting worked with One Treasure Island, a local nonprofit dedicated to the advancement of Treasure Island, to conduct a process that established a shared aspirational vision statement for the island rooted in inclusion, equity, and belonging and that supports a cultural foundation for the community and its redevelopment.