Vince CrisostomoCommunity Grand MarshalSelected by Public Vote
Community Grand MarshalVince Crisostomo is a gay Chamorro (Pacific Islander) long-term HIV/AIDS survivor who believes in the power of community, and has dedicated more than 30 years to HIV/AIDS activism and LGBTQ communities. He is passionate about bringing healthcare and social justice equity to people of every sexual identity, HIV status, gender, race, and age. Vince currently runs a program for long-term HIV survivors at San Francisco AIDS Foundation and co-chairs the HIV and Aging Work Group of the Mayor’s Long-Term Care Coordinating Council. He was executive director of the Coalition of Asia Pacific Regional Networks on HIV/AIDS, founded the Pacific Island Jurisdiction AIDS Action Group, and served as a United Nations NGO delegate for the Asia Pacific.
Original illustration by George McCalman.