P.O.P Program

Prioritizing Our People

Prioritizing Our People Program is a program within the galaei organization whose vision is to procure an esteemed level of black and brown excellence combined with radical social justice initiative. The Prioritizing Our People program is dedicated to the advancement of marginalized communities through activism, education, agency, access, queer education with extensive resource to debunking the myths that affect the QTBIPOC community.


Access to Oraquick: galaei’s P.O.P program offers free ORAQUICK in-house. OraQuick is a 20 minute at-home HIV test. OraQuick is accessible in English and Spanish.



Linkage To HIV and PrEP Care:  galaei’s P.O.P Program collaborates with local community based organizations to bridge the gap between  HIV and PrEP care for QTBIPOC community members who are newly diagnosed with HIV as well as those who seek out PrEP/PEP navigation for community members who are non-reactive and interested in PrEP/PEP. Some of the local community based organizations that the P.O.P program collaborates with are





AHF (AIDS Healthcare Foundation) Philadelphia: 

1211 Chestnut St Ste #405, Philadelphia, PA 19107 (215) 971-2804

Monday: 10am to 6pm

Tues, Weds, and Thurs: 8:30am to 5:30pm

Fri, Sat, and Sun: Closed

Age: 18+

Insured and Uninsured 



Drexel Partnership Services:

1427 Vine St, Philadelphia, PA 19102, (215) 762-2530

Mon, Tues, Thurs, and Fri – 8am to 5pm

Wednesday – 8am to 6:30pm

Saturday and Sunday: Closed 

Ages: 18+

Insured and “uninsured”


Children’s Hospital:

 3401 Civic Center Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19104, (215) 590-1000

Open 24 hours 

Age: 21 and younger


Access to free Condoms, Lube, Internal Condoms, and More…


HIV Counseling and Prevention Education: galaei offers one on one counseling to the QTBIPOC community members through Harm Reduction, Prevention Education and Sexual Reproductive Health navigation. 




Jai Thompson, Deputy Director  (they/them) jthompson@galaei.org 

Jorian Rivera-Veintidos, Prevention and Education Manager (they/them) jveintidos@galaei.org 

Nelson Torres-Gomez, Prevention and Education Coordinator (they/them) nelson@galaei.org