Celebrating Community Leadership and Action On AIDS
Colectivo Seres, A.C.
kehpca_logoColectivo Seres, A.C. (Mexico) provides counselling, support and care to people who have been victims of violations of their human rights through focused programs, strategies, services and actions in favour of LGTBI community, adolescents and young people, men and women to meet the challenges they face in the response to HIV/AIDS and sexual diversity


Introduction

Colectivo Seres, A.C is a non-profit community-based organization that was founded in 2007 with the integration of a group of young men and women who were motivated to promote actions in favour of their counterparts related to sexual health, HIV/AIDS prevention, human rights and promotion of socio-cultural activities. Members of Colectivo Seres, A.C. have strong interest in working with adolescents and youth, as well as people who are vulnerable to HIV related to their gender or sexual orientation. Colectivo Seres, A.C works hand in hand with other organizations to promote inclusive public polices to respond in a comprehensive manner in the response to HIV/AIDS in Guanajuato, Mexico. Over the 8 years of their existance, Colectivo Seres, A.C. has managed focused programs, strategies, services and action in favor of LGTBI community, adolescents and young people, men and women to meet the challenges they face in response to HIV/AIDS and sexual diversity. The organization is working continuously with the population of transgender persons affected regarding their human rights in a context that is highly transphobic.

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Profile in Brief
Organisation
Colectivo Seres A.C.
Region
Guanajuato-Mexico
Field of Work
Promoting inclusive public policy on stigma and discrimination
Counselling, support and care
Advocacy for sexual and health issues
Promoting human rights and socio-activities.
Populations Served
Transgender populations (LGBTI)
Adolescents
Young people
Women
Men who have sex with Men (MSM)
Founded
2007
Staff
2 full-time staff, 6 part-time employees.
  • Council Guanajuato for the prevention and control of HIV/AIDS
  • Office of the Human Rights of the state of Guanajuato
  • Sub-committee on Municipal Health of the H. Ayuntamiento de Guanajuato


Successes

  • Colectivo Seres A.C promoted the first website for people living with HIV at the state level, with the purpose that key populations have a tool to file cases against violations of human rights, as well as to receive advice and assistance regarding their rights.
  • Colectivo Seres A.C is currently working on its strategy operating the first community center for the comprehensive care of adolescents and young people LGBTI, where this sector can receive services of counseling on sexuality and HIV/AIDS, crisis intervention, sexuality education, formation of new youth leaders that respond to the challenges of HIV and sexual diversity as well as the provision of services to the community, where the beneficiaries can work in their communities to promote healthy habits that decrease the risks of acquiring HIV and other STIs.
  • In the cross-sectoral context, they have promoted the theme of public policy focused on eliminating stigma and discrimination associated with HIV/AIDS and sexual diversity.

Contact

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Address: Jazmín 12 Street, Colonia Solano, Guanajuato,
GTO 12, 36250 Yerbabuena, Gto., Mexico
Tel: +52 473 733 1602
Website: http://www.colectivoseres.org/