Jason is the Communications Manager at AVAC where he oversees AVAC’s editorial calendar and overall online content. In this role, Jason helps deploy and curate weekly emails including the HIV and STI-focused News Digest, manages AVAC’s social media accounts, and maintains and updates both the AVAC and PrEPWatch websites.
Prior to joining AVAC, Jason was the National Organizer at Housing Works assisting on the Act Now End AIDS coalition and other national policy goals integral to ending the epidemic in the US. Before that, Jason worked as a Program Manager of Communications at the 92nd Street Y where he mobilized the Jewish community with in-person programming and other innovative online initiatives including #GivingTuesday, Social Good Summit, in addition to creating brand-new programs such as Fierce Fridays, a Shabbat Series Celebrating Queer Jews.
Jason joined AVAC in 2022, bringing over 8 years of community organizing experience and an always evolving communications perspective. He holds a BA in Political Science and African American Studies from University at Buffalo (SUNY). Jason is a co-founding member of PrEP4All, an organization dedicated to ensuring universal PrEP access for all, an ACT UP NY member, and was named in 2020’s “Logo30” by LogoTV. You can find writings of his on public health, HIV/AIDS, and Queer identity in publications such as Teen Vogue, Out Magazine, The Advocate, TheBody, and Hey Alma.