Jay W. Walker
Jay W. Walker is an organizer, activist, and cofounder of the Reclaim Pride Coalition. He has conceived, produced and co-produced numerous fundraising events, public awareness campaigns, rallies and protests focusing on LGBTQ issues, HIV/AIDS (Jay is a longtime HIV survivor), hate crimes, the movement for Black lives, and other issues over the last 20 years for groups such as the October 19th Coalition (founding member), Gay Men’s Health Crisis (former special events producer), Gays Against Guns (founding member of the Board of Directors, and Steering Committee), Rise and Resist (founding member, former Board of Directors), and Sing Out Louise (founding member). Jay has also written articles for several publications, including POZ magazine, NewNowNext, and Strauss Publications. Professionally, most recently, Jay was the Director of Development for Ironbound Community Corporation in Newark, N.J.