We at GCMC are committed to being at the forefront of HIV prevention, education, and advocacy for men of color who have sex with men. We strive to be a visible voice and a vehicle for accountability with the goal of ending stigma and providing mental and social support.
Greater Columbus Mpowerment Center (GCMC) is committed to eliminating new HIV infections among young men of color who have sex with men in the Columbus area by empowering them to make healthier choices.
The Greater Columbus Mpowerment Center (GCMC) is a program of Equitas Health (formerly AIDS Resource Center of Ohio).
“Mpowered people make healthier choices.”
Our target population is young men of color ages 13-29 who have sex with men.
We empower these individuals through a number of effective programs:
• Me4Me (CLEAR)
Our Community Partners:
• Columbus Public Health
• Nationwide Children’s Hospital Faces program
• TRAXX night Club • WallStreet Night Club
• Kaleidoscope Youth Center
• OSU Clinical Trial Unit
• Bridgescape School
• Columbus Black Gay Men’s Coalition
• Goodlife Church Columbus
• Restoration Church
• Stonewall Columbus
• Ohio AIDS Coalition
• Equitas Health
• Equitas Health Pharmacy
• OSU Student Wellness Center
• OSU Multicultural Center
• Columbus City Schools
• OSU Star House
• And many more to come…