Victor Velazquez, Lake Forest Park, WA

Victor Velazquez, Lake Forest Park, WA

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Victor Velazquez, Lake Forest Park, WA

Victor Velazquez isn’t just a name; he’s a testament to resilience and community spirit. For three decades, he’s navigated life with HIV, embodying the essence of a long-term survivor. From his early days as a pioneer in HIV activism to his current role as a respected board member at Seattle Roots Community Health, formally known as Country Doctor Community Clinic, Victor’s journey is one of unwavering dedication and advocacy. But Victor’s impact extends far beyond the boardroom. With over twenty years of experience in curriculum development, education, and nonprofit recruitment, he’s been a force for change in organizations like Exponents, Inc. There, he pioneered the groundbreaking Patient Peer model, revolutionizing how we approach HIV care and support. His strategic prowess and knack for building meaningful relationships have fostered collaborations that transcend boundaries. Whether through his writing, presentations, or interpersonal skills, Victor is a beacon of enthusiasm and expertise. He’s not just contributing to collective success; he’s shaping it. So, when Victor Velazquez speaks, the community listens. And with him at the helm, the future of HIV activism and support shines brighter than ever.