​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Strategic Initiatives 

Through collaboration with community partners, the Strategic Initiatives section combats domestic violence, sexual assault, unhealthy youth relationships, human trafficking, and ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic. We achieve this mission through prevention, training, community awareness, and enhancing services for the overall well-being of those we serve​.

Paint Phoenix Purple

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The City of Phoenix plan to address awareness, prevention and response to domestic violence; click HERE to learn more...

Youth Violence Prevention

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 ​The Strategic Initiatives team works closely with youth serving organizations and high schools, to provide education on healthy relationships, identifying red flags, and available community resources; click HERE​ to learn more...

L​et's Talk Teal


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The City of Phoenix's efforts to raise public awareness about Sexual Violence and to educate communities on how to prevent it, click HERE​ to learn more...

June 27, 2022 is 

National HIV Testing Day

​Free testing events around the Valley:

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  Fast Track Cities Initiative

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Fast Track Cities works towards ending AIDS as a public health threat by 2030; For more information, click ​​HERE​... 

The Compass Plan
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The City of Phoenix task force and workplan addressing and combating Human Trafficking, click HERE​ to learn more... 


The Strategic Initiatives team has several partnership opportunities for businesses, organizations, school districts, and the community.  Additional information is attached. 

  • Community/School Awareness Presentations
  • Staff Trainings and Train-the -Trainer
  • Resource Fairs
  • Awareness-themed Local Sporting Events
  • Item Drives

For more information, call 602-262-4946 or e-mail sergio.gomez@phoenix.gov.