Social Justice & Community


Gabrielle Antolovich has a 40-year career in Australia, Los Angeles, and San José in treatment and prevention of substance use . Since the 1960s, Antolovich has been an activist in fighting the abuses of capitalism, land rights, women’s liberation, HIV/AIDS issues, and LGBTQ rights. From 2000-2015, she was the executive director of the non-profit Voices United, where she also produced their newspaper, New Times, and a local television show. A photographer and writer, Antolovich has been the Board President of the volunteer-run Billy DeFrank LGBTQ+ Community Center for the last six years, bringing together her non-profit experience and long-term connections in the community.

Honoree Photo Credit: David Louie, ABCnews,


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