Who We Are
Protecting The East is a community health project of United Community Centers with an emphasis on HIV prevention and sexual Health.
What’s the mission: TO create a environment in ENY in which young people are able to create safe and healthy relationships.
What We Do
Peer Education Internship: 6 months learning how to conduct outreach, develop communication and leadership skills and support our community health initiative
Offer workshops and activities around healthy relationships, sexual health education and HIV/STI prevention
Outreach and Venue Distribution
Distributing condoms and information to community members at events, businesses, health fairs, parks, subways and more.
Contact Deidre Miller at [email protected] for general information about Protecting The East, or to request a workshop.
News & Updates
We are a team of many talents. In addition to dabbling in spoken word and poetry, we are now actors and actresses! This week, Protecting The East performers went to Brownsville Multi-Service Family Health Center to put on a PTE original skit promoting HIV testing for World AIDS Day. Our short piece, “Got My Back”,…Read More
Protecting The East was interviewed last month by the media team at EastBrooklyn.com. Check out interview Check out the YouTube video of our interview!!Read More
Protecting The East brings the Condom Fairy of East New York back from retirement to distribute condoms and safer sex supplies for the holiday with flare and tulle. Our distribution route has expanded to 50 different businesses throughout East New York. We provide condoms for barbershops, nail and beauty salons, taxi cab and car services,…Read More