J.Antonio Aguilar-Karayianni

Antonio has worked in social services and health-related programs in the San Francisco Bay Area for nearly 30 years.

Antonio has served as a community organizer, client advocate, and a service provider to deaf, hard of hearing, recent immigrant, LGBTQ+, and HIV-positive populations. He has worked with local universities on substance use and HIV-related research, focusing primarily on the health of LGBTQ+, two-spirit, immigrant, Latino, and indigenous populations.