Yolanda Ross, Houston, TX

Yolanda Ross, Houston, TX

Yolanda Ross is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker-Supervisor (LCSW-S) and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) with more than 11 years of clinical and addiction counseling experience. She is a […]

Yolanda Bell, Dallas, TX

Yolanda Bell, Dallas, TX

Yolonda Bell was not your average 17-year-old. While most teenagers were navigating high school, worrying about prom and college applications, Yolonda was facing a diagnosis that would change the course […]

Von Biggs, Lauderdale Lakes, FL

Von Biggs, Lauderdale Lakes, FL

Von Biggs, an advocate with over a decade of experience, serves as the Vice Chair for the RW Part A Planning Council, an alternate for the Integrated Planning Body, and […]

Victor Velazquez, Lake Forest Park, WA

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 […]

Reggie Stroud, Roanoke, VA

Reggie Stroud, Roanoke, VA

Reginald Stroud, AKA Reggie, is a 61-year-old African American heterosexual man who has been living strongly with HIV/AIDS for over 20 years. Reggie is presently the Director of Education at […]

Paul A. Aguilar, San Francisco, CA

Paul A. Aguilar, San Francisco, CA

Paul A. Aguilar is a fourth generation San Franciscan and a highly respected HIV/AIDS advocate. Deeply impacted by the onset of the AIDS epidemic in the early 1980s, and following […]

Nathan Townsend, Atlanta, GA

Nathan Townsend, Atlanta, GA

Nathan Townsend is a singer, songwriter, producer, motivational speaker, international trainer and presenter, professor, writer, social advocate, philanthropist, creative director, fashion designer and consultant, and world-renowned emcee. However, out of […]

Monica Johnson, Columbia, LA

Monica Johnson, Columbia, LA

In the 1990s, I was a single Black mother living with HIV. The support groups in the rural South were a 45-minute drive from where I lived, and either didn’t […]