Devin Hursey is an advocate for people living with HIV and public health, from Kansas City Missouri, currently pursuing dual master’s degrees in Public Health and strategic communications at the University of Missouri Columbia. In 2019, Hursey was honored as one of the 40 under 40 in public health by de Beaumont. His local and state work includes: legislative advocacy with the Missouri HIV Justice Coalition, and board membership of Blaqout KC. In addition, Hursey is a steering committee member of the U.S. People Living with HIV Caucus, and a steering committee member of MPACT global action for gay men’s health and rights. Formerly: an appointed member of the CDC/HRSA Advisory Committee on HIV and Viral Hepatitis, a peer educator at Truman Medical Center, co-chair of the Youth PACT, a youth ambassador for NASTAD, and a member of The Campaign to End AIDS’s Youth Action Institute.
The Impact of Criminalization on the HIV Community