RSC was founded in 2017 by Ron Simmons, Ph.D., after he retired as the President/CEO of Us Helping Us, People Into Living, Inc., a nonprofit community-based AIDS service organization that provided HIV prevention and support services for the African-American community in Washington, DC.
Ron Simmons, Ph.D., the owner of Ron Simmons Consulting, LLC (RSC), is an educator, technical and creative writer, program designer and media producer. For 24 years, he was the President/CEO of Us Helping Us, People Into Living, Inc. (UHU), a nonprofit organization that provided HIV prevention and support services for the African-American community in the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. For 12 years, he taught television production, photography, interpersonal communications and mass communication theory at the Howard University School of Communications.
In 2016, he retired from UHU and launched RSC. As a grant writer, Dr. Simmons has secured over $30 million in grants and cooperative agreements from federal and state government agencies, foundations and corporations for nonprofit organizations. As a script writer, he has written radio commercials that aired on WHUR-FM and Radio One stations in the Washington metropolitan area.
Dr. Simmons was instrumental in helping me to raise money and launch my program in Africa.
“I have worked with Dr. Simmons for over a decade and have been continually impressed with his creative ideas and his ability to develop and deliver innovative new programs.”
“Dr. Simmons volunteered to be our organization’s first Executive Director. Under his leadership, Us Helping Us started out as a support group that met in our founder’s living room and became one of the largest Black AIDS service organizations in the United States.”
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