AIDS and LGBT Activist Cleve Jones receives one blue marble at Quilt in the Castro.
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The Blue Marbles Project: Cleve Jones (2012)
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AIDS and LGBT Activist Cleve Jones receives one blue marble at Quilt in the Castro.
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A gift of gratitude to a visionary leader for equity, healing, remembrance and change. One blue marble for Cleve Jones, human rights activist, who transformed the simple act of quilting into a epic expression of grief and love for countless lives lost. He conceived of the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt, which has become, at 54 tons, the world's largest piece of community folk art as of 2016. He conceived the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt, which has become, at 54 tons, the world's largest piece of community folk art as of 2016. In 1983, at the onset of the AIDS pandemic, Jones co-founded the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, which has grown into one of the largest and most influential AIDS advocacy organizations in the United States. Thanks to technology, you can now explore the 28,000 panels by searching for a name of a friend or loved one with the National AIDS Memorial Virtual Quilt. https://www.aidsmemorial.org/interactive-aids-quilt
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