2021: Taskforce Awarded by the Office of the Mayor of Chicago
To kickoff LGBTQ+ Pride 2021, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot awarded four Chicago community based organizations, including TaskForce. Reyna Ortiz, Taskforce Program Director accepted on behalf of the agency. Check out the video.
2021: Seguimos Aquí Documentary
During the lockdown period in 2020, four LGBTQ+ identifying Latinx Chicagoans were interviewed regarding their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. This short documentary includes an interview with Reyna Ortiz, the Program Director at Taskforce. Learn more about the documentary here.
2018: Posse Ball
The Posse Project research study trained popular opinion leaders to conduct HIV prevention via peer to peer health education. This project ran from 2012 through 2019. The final ball was held in December of 2018.