Commonly asked questions

Have a few questions about our organization, team, and/or work?

What are the technology and system requirements for the NLC?

In general these are the minimum system requirements that we would consider necessary to enable you to participate in the course effectively.

  • A computer or mobile device running a current operating system that supports any modern browsers, including the latest versions of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Opera, and Microsoft Internet Explorer.
  • Access to the Internet. High speed access is recommended.
  • An up-to-date browser with Cookies enabled.  
  • Webcam
  • Microphone

What else will I need?

We use several online programs to enhance our blended learning coursework.  Once you have been accepted into the course our facilitators will add you to each of the following programs:


  • Moodle WorkspaceThis is our Learning Management System and the home for the program content.  Login here to see the course syllabus, handouts, resources, turn-in assignments and join the live classes.
  • Slack – This is our learning community hub.  This is where you can share ideas with one another, ask questions, access tech support and connect with subject matter experts!
  • Zoom – This is where we host intensive webinars or live classes.  Please note, you’ll have your orientation with the Experience Assistant using zoom!  You will not need a Zoom account, although we do recommend downloading the desktop application or an app for your mobile device.
What courses are available for managers to take in the National Learning Community (NLC) for HIV CBO Leadership?

Click here to see a course listing outline

Do I need to attend a live orientation to join the NLC?

The live orientation sessions are available for managers to learn more about the NLC, ask questions, and connect with fellow leaders.

Do I need to have years of experience as a manager to join the NLC?

You need to identify as a mid or senior level manager at your organization/program.

Are the NLC courses for experienced managers?

No, our courses are for managers who identify as mid to senior level managers who want to build their capacity as a leader.

Is there a time limit to complete the courses?

There is no time limit to complete courses. Our learning management system will keep track of your completed work so you can start, pause, and complete as your schedule allows.

If you are looking to be part of a Creative Problem-Solving Intensive cohort, there will be a deadline when the foundational courses must be completed.

I am interested in joining the Capacity for Health team, how can I find more information?

Capacity for Health is a project of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum, if you are interested in joining our team please visit our organization website!

Still have questions?

If you still have questions after reading our FAQ’s please contact us, we’re happy to discuss! Feel free to email us directly at or give us a call at: 415-568-3308

Our Mission

Community-based organizations are the change makers of HIV prevention, care, and treatment. How far can we scale our impact? Let's find out together.

Our Staff

C4H has trained 1300+ and co-designed with 120+ community-based organizations and health departments to make waves of change in their communities.

HIV CBO Leadership Institutes

Two-day training in multiple cities across the United States for program managers and leaders at HIV Community-Based Organizations (CBOs).

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Health Equity

Equity, Sustainability, Cultural Competency, and Social Determinants

Health Equity aims to enable better opportunities for organizations and public health professionals to respond to racial, health, and structural disparities at the local level.

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National Learning Community for HIV CBO Leadership

The National Learning Community for HIV CBO Leadership is a distance-based learning program that will strengthen the next generation of leaders at community-based organizations. Learn more here

Creative Problem-Solving Intensive

In this six-week program, you will be matched with a cohort of CDC-funded CBO managers from across the country to learn and practice methods to accelerate organizational change.

Meet the Faculty

C4H has trained 1300+ and co-designed with 120+ community-based organizations and health departments to build creative solutions and make waves of change in their communities.

EHE Video & Podcast Series

As the U.S. continues to respond to COVID-19, increased investments in the Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S. (EHE) initiative are vital to regain momentum, advance innovation, and achieve health equity.


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Outside Resources

Capacity for Health is a capacity building assistance (CBA) provider and have many resources available.