Jason Shelly: Advocate
At the age of 6 Jason made the discovery that a major meat distributor was harvesting precious rainforest land to raise and import beef to the United States. He staged his first public protest outside the local Burger restaurant to inform customers of their choices. Since then, Jason has been a dedicated activist. Jason has done fundraising during the AIDS epidemic, raising monies and awareness for the needs of those suffering the most. He started an inquiry with The Stop AIDS Foundation, and today a group exist to assist those with many questions, to receive accurate information without judgement. Jason currently volunteers for sanctuary spaces such as Groundswell of Cloverdale and the Sisters INC; of San Francisco. He is trained in administration, public assistance, and crisis management.