East Bay Getting to Zero

Loren Jones

  • Center for Prevention Studies (CAPS), Positive Women's Network
  • Chair, CAPS Community Advisory Board

Loren Renee Jones is a 65-year-old African American woman who has lived with the HIV virus for at least 33 years.  She resides in Berkeley, CA and is the mother of two women, one 43 years old, and one 31 years old.  As part of her journey of serving the HIV community of which she is a part, she has served on the Oakland TGA Ryan White Part A Planning Council from 1989-1991, 2011-2017, and 2018-present. Within that body, she held membership on the PLWH/A, Quality, Data, & Services, prevention and Executive committees. She is a founding member and has served on the board of Directors for Positive Women’s Network-USA.  Loren is currently a member of the Anchor Study community advisory board as well as the AMFAR Cure Research community advisory board.  She has served as chair of the Center for Prevention Studies community advisory board (UCSF) beginning in July 2018. Loren cooks, eats, and watches T.V. while working on social justice issues.