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Jennifer Jako presenting for Spokane AIDS Network - Feb 18

JessicaJokaJennifer Jako, speaking at Spokane AIDS Network (SAN) this Wednesday Feb. 18, from 12-1 pm, is a powerful advocate for AIDS education and prevention. Infected in 1991, Jako is a twenty-three year survivor of HIV/AIDS. Her documentary film about HIV+ youth, Blood Lines, broadcast for five years on MTV. This award-winning film is now used around the world to educate youth about HIV/AIDS.

Jako has spoken directly with over 350,000 people and her media outreach has communicated with tens of millions. Her interviews have appeared in print: Glamour, The New York Times, USA Today; and television: Lifetime, Discovery Channel, MTV, CNN. She is included in the books Girlfriends and Women of Courage. In May of 2006, she appeared pregnant on the cover of Newsweek Magazine’s commemoration of the 25th anniversary of AIDS in America. Currently, she is a face of Alicia Key’s Empowered campaign. She continues to empower and inform the public about HIV disease.

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to hear and meet Jennifer this Wednesday for a free lunch and presentation. Join us and be inspired by her personal journey with HIV. This is the first presentation in Spokane AIDS Network’s Eat and Learn presentation series for persons living with HIV/AIDS. Click here to view the SAN 2015 Client Eat & Learn Series flyer.

Date: February 18 at SAN
Time: noon–1 PM.
Address: 905 South Monroe Street, Spokane, WA 99204
Phone: (509) 455-8993

 

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