Cleve Jones, American Human Rights Activist; Lecturer; Organizer, UNITE HERE; Author, When We Rise, Stitching 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