Community Profile: Susan Jester, activist who founded AIDS Walk San Diego
Ben Cartwright - SDGLN Staff Writer
June 4th, 2013
SAN DIEGO - Some of San Diego's oldest LGBT community organizations and events have been in existence for decades,
so it has become far too easy for us to forget those who were there in the early days, serving as the pioneers of the organized
community that is enjoyed today.
Many don't know that AIDS Walk & Run San Diego, which now attracts thousands of walkers and runners each year
and raises nearly a half-million dollars for HIV/AIDS services, was founded in 1985 as the San Diego Walk for Life.
Susan Jester, a longtime community activist who recently returned to San Diego, humbly takes credit
as the founder of those early walks, doing it simply because it needed to be done.
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