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Marsha Jones is a grassroots organizer and health educator, and the co-founder and executive director of The Afiya Center, a reproductive justice organization in North Texas founded and directed by Black women. She’s an expert in reproductive justice, health disparities affecting Black women and girls, and the relationship between politics and the American healthcare system.
Jones is also an expert on HIV/AIDS advocacy, with experience in community-based solutions and intersectional justice. She can provide insight on the disproportionate resources and care available to Black patients, and the way activists are organizing for more equitable health and medical treatment for people of color.
Jones has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and is a graduate of the Black AIDS Institute’s African American HIV University (Science and Community Mobilizing Fellowship Program) and Tyndale Theology School.
She serves on the board of directors for the Texas Equal Access Fund and is a member of several national women-focused initiatives to advance gender and racial equity, including the National Women AIDS Coalition.
Expertise: Reproductive justice for Black women, grassroots organizing, health education, women’s rights, racial justice, media and race coverage, intersectional community activism, HIV/AIDS, intersectional justice
Location: Dallas, Texas
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