Daniel J. Downer

Daniel J. Downer is the executive director of the Bros in Convo Initiative, which builds community, elevates black and brown voices, and promotes and protects the well-being of young men of color in central Florida. Through his work with various community initiatives and organizations, Daniel has led community conversations on -- and facilitated community education campaigns specifically addressing -- structural racism, health equity, and LGBTQ+ issues.

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Three Signs Your HIV/AIDS Organization Has a Racism Problem

Tokenism, a form of racism, is pervasive in the U.S. -- particularly within HIV organizations whose mission is to serve people of color.