Activist opens UMass celebration – By Diane Lederman

Amherst – AIDS activist Cleve Jones will be on the University of Massachusetts campus Wednesday to help begin a semester-long celebration of the Stonewall Center’s 25th anniversary.

Jones, who developed the Names Project AIDS Memorial Quilt and co-founded the San Francisco AIDS, will speak at 8 p.m. in 65 Bartlett Hall in a talk called “An Evening with Cleve Jones: Four Decades of Activism.” He will also participate in a panel at 4 p.m. in 119 Agricultural Engineering Building.