Monday, November 6 2017
7:00pm - 9:00pm

A Foundations Class
PrEP your Scene

Cost: Suggested donation of $10-$15

Dress code: Whatever makes you feel comfortable. Street wear before entering

Doors open 6:30-7 sharp, class starts promptly at 7:00

Class Description:
Come and participate and get all your questions answered regarding one of the most successful tools we have in our tool box today to help fight against HIV/AIDS. Jorge Vieto and Todd Watkins will present on PrEP and PEP. Get your questions answered and learn all about the process when taking the once a day pill, how the medication works to prevent infection, and how to make the conversation easy with your doctor.

Presenter Bio:
A kink player since the age of twenty, Jorge Vieto is an active member of San Francisco’s leather community. Jorge is former fraternal member of The 15 Association and holds the title of San Francisco Leather Daddy’s boy XXII.
He has been a guest speaker, panelist and demonstrator with groups such as Leatherman’s Discussion Group, Leather Alley, Aguilas and Magnet/Strut to name a few.
Additionally, Jorge has written articles for Instigator Magazine, NALA News, Bear Party Magazine and He has appeared in documentaries such as “BDSM it’s not what you think”, “Yo, soy lo que soy”, “RITUAL" and "Unsung Heroes, The Leather Community’s response to AIDS"
He currently works doing HIV and Hep C Linkage to care and treatment with the Glide Foundation.
He is passionate about Harm Reduction, Needle exchange and Overdose prevention. His work extends beyond HIV and AIDS, Social justice and advocacy for the folks who are disenfranchised and marginally housed in shelters, encampments and the jail system.
On a personal level Jorge is also passionate about rope bondage and sharing skills he has learned along the way years from more experienced players.

Todd Watkins recently re-located to the Bay Area from Palm Springs, CA. He is currently the Prep Clinical Coordinator for healthright360 based out of the Tenderloin Health Services Clinic.
Todd has been prominent in HIV/AIDS education, testing and advocacy in Coachella Valley / Palm Springs area for over six years. He was instrumental in expanding HIV education and testing efforts throughout Riverside County including outreach to health fairs, high schools, rehab centers, etc.
He worked for the Desert AIDS Project as a Community Health Educator and was central to the nationally recognized ‘Get TESTED Coachella Valley Initiative’ – which dramatically increased testing rates in the area and brought over 85% of known HIV persons into treatment.
In the short three months Todd has been in the Bay Area, he has continued his community volunteer activities, including AIDS Memorial Grove, Folsom Street Fair, and Glide HIV testing outreach.
On a personal level, Todd in actively in recovery, and is passionate about healthcare for the under-served community.

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If you are new to Foundations:
You must have a sponsor to attend a Foundations class.
If you already know a current Foundations student you can ask them to sponsor you. If you need a sponsor the easiest way to get one is to come find us at our meet-and-greet held each Monday before class at Wicked Grounds Cafe (289 8th St, San Francisco) from 5:30-6:30 pm. We’ll be the people wearing the black Foundations t-shirts and/or leather vests.

Upcoming Events
November 13th: 'Spit in My Mouth'
November 20th: Psych emergencies in the dungeon
** events are subject to change

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You must be over 18 and present a valid photo ID to attend class