Tracy L. Jones’ professional journey in HIV prevention and education began with a position at Case Western Reserve and Akron University - a joint partnership to examine HIV/AIDS prevention education for African American women. She then moved to the City of Cleveland Department of Public Health HIV/AIDS Unit as the office’s program director. During her tenure, she directed 14 HIV prevention programs for women, men who have sex with men, at-risk teens, and chemically dependent adults.
A desire to return to led a transition to the AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland, where Tracy served as director of education. In 2012, the Taskforce entered a partnership with the Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), a 501(c)(3) organization the that provides cutting-edge medicine to more than 600,000 patients in 36 countries.
In 2015, Trace became midwest regional director for the AIDS Healthcare Foundation. More recently, she was named director of the National Advocacy Campaign and is the co-founder of the Beyond Identities Community Center for youth.
Tracy holds a master’s degree in the management of non-profit organizations from Case Western Reserve University and bachelor’s degree from Kent State University.