Billy Russo

County: Douglas
Groups: Ruby House, Douglas County AIDS Council, HIV Resource Center
Interviewer: Sarah K. Loose
Interviews: Session #1 August 18th, 2012; Session #2 September 18th, 2012


Billy Russo – The Portland Picket

When human dignity leader and Ruby House founder Billy Russo learned that Portland officials had cut Douglas County and other rural areas out from the state application for federal Ryan White funds in support of HIV services, he organized a picket targeting Bob McAlistair and his colleagues.