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LGBT Activist Cleve Jones: When We Rise (San Francisco)

  • The Commonwealth Club 555 Post Street San Francisco, CA, 94102 United States (map)

Cleve Jones, American Human Rights Activist; Lecturer; Organizer, UNITE HERE; Author, When We RiseStitching a Revolution
Mark Leno, Former California State Senator—Moderator

In an emotional roller coaster of real experiences, Cleve Jones will take you through the gay liberation movement and AIDS epidemic of the 1980s. Jones will share how Harvey Milk became the first largely outspoken gay elected official—as well as Jones' mentor. Jones keeps Milk’s legacy and the gay liberation movement alive, aspiring to have a similar impact on young adults as Milk had on Jones. Come hear Jones’ inspiring words on the political movement.

Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program, 7 p.m. book signing
https://www.commonwealthclub.org/events/2017-06-20/lgbt-activist-cleve-jones-when-we-rise