DFPM-RED’s Courtney Hampton was recently named “Ally of the Year” by The Strilite Foundation. Courtney is Research Program Manager for DFPM-RED’s HIV Education and Prevention team. Her team works on a variety of projects throughout the state to educate and reduce stigma related to HIV. The team also provides multiple points of access to free HIV testing for Arkansans.
The Strilite Foundation’s recent announcement:
The organization would like to announce and congratulate, Ms. Courtney Hampton as the entity’s “2023 Ally of the Year,” award winner.
The presentation will take place during the Red Dress Fest Gala, Dec. 1, 6 pm, at the Junior League building, 401 Scott Street in downtown Little Rock.
The organization cited, Ms. Hampton’s decades long commitment to addressing the HIV continuum of care and her laser focused efforts to ensure that available resources were directed into communities most impacted by the pandemic.
In her tenure with the Arkansa Department of Health, she championed for innovative programming, increased communications and supported numerous community driven projects including the genesis of the first Black gay men’s support group named,”Strilite.”
Throughout her career, she’s been a national conference presenter, worked to develop the UAMS Gap Services in two locations, served as chairperson for H4H Health & Wellness Fair and been an invaluable support to her family, friends and community.The Strilite Foundation