Date(s) - 01/18/2024
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Caltech - Hameetman Center
Join Caltech’s annual MLK Commemoration Keynote featuring Gerald Garth, Community Activist and Justice Strategist.
Gerald Garth has led health equity work for over ten years, now serving as Executive Director of the AMAAD Institute (Arming Minorities Against Addiction & Disease) and previously serving as Chief Operations Officer of AMAAD and Manager of Prevention and Care with the Black AIDS Institute (BAI).
Garth most recently was the first Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the Los Angeles LGBT Center. He has led work with the African American Infant and Maternal Mortality Initiative (AAIMM) and serves as co-chair of the Black Caucus of the Los Angeles Commission on HIV. Garth was the lead organizer of the All Black Lives Matter March of 2020, bring over 30,000 demonstrators and the permanent installation of street installation.
Garth is also the President of LA Pride, the first Black man to hold the position. Garth is also a licensed and ordained elder, award-winning journalist, editor, filmmaker, and nationally recognized activist and advocate. Garth completed his Master’s in Business Administration from California Intercontinental University in 2022.