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Cleve Jones Comes to Santa Barbara

Camp Courage Central Coast Brings Longtime Gay Rights Activist to SBCC


The organizers of Camp Courage Central Coast just announced that Cleve Jones will be attending this weekend’s Camp Courage, to be held at Santa Barbara City College this Saturday-Sunday, January 30-31. Jones, who worked as an intern with Supervisor Harvey Milk in the 1970s and co-founded the San Francisco AIDS Foundation in 1983, consistently has been a vocal member of the AIDS awareness and gay rights movement and brings a degree of celebrity to this weekend’s camp.

The intensive, two-day camp is designed to help burgeoning activists define their voice and their story so that once marriage equality returns to the ballot, enough hearts and minds have been changed to win back equal rights for all Californians. Participants become leaders in a grassroots movement, and build community through an inclusive, empowering process that respects each individual as an important tool for change.

There’s still time to sign up for this weekend’s camp. Visit this Web site to register and for more information.

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