San Francisco Gay Rights Leader Cleve Jones on 'When We Rise'

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Cleve Jones has been at the center of the Bay Area's LGBTQ movement since the 1970s. He worked closely with Harvey Milk, co-founded the San Francisco AIDS Foundation and conceived of the historic NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt. Jones now works as an organizer with the hospitality workers' union, UNITE HERE. His new book, "When We Rise," traces his life in activism and is the inspiration for an upcoming ABC mini-series.


Cleve Jones, author, "When We Rise"; director of LGBT community programs, Unite Here