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Jason Walker

VOCAL NY
Community Organizer
Brooklyn

Jason L. Walker is a Washington, DC native and a graduate of the University of Louisville, earning his Bachelors of Science in Pan-African Studies while minoring in Cultural Anthropology.  During his matriculation, he served as the President of the University’s chapter of the NAACP, Co-Chair of the Student National Coordinating Committee (SNCC), President of UofL's policy debate team for three consecutive terms, and Co-founder of BlkOut – the first LGBTQ student organization for people of color in the state of Kentucky.

Jason is a 2008 scholar for the Drum Major Institute for Public Policy, a 2009 alumnus of the People for the American Way Foundation's Young People For (YP4) Fellowship program, and 2010 participant of the New Leaders program with the Center for Progressive Leadership.

Currently, Jason is the HIV/AIDS Community Organizer and Coordinator of the HIV/AIDS Housing Network for VOCAL-NY, a statewide grassroots membership organization that builds power among low-income people affected by HIV/AIDS, the drug war, and mass incarceration to create healthy and just communities.

My Speakers Sessions

Sunday, June 4
 

10:00am