Paul Plate honored for decades of service to HIV/AIDS community

Paul Plate, co-founder of Positive Impact and a longtime LGBT and HIV activists in Atlanta, is stepping down from his post at the agency after a 22-year run. More than 200 people gathered at the Commerce Club in downtown Atlanta on April 25 to celebrate his accomplishments and praise him for his efforts in the ongoing fight against HIV.

Positive Impact recently merged with AID Gwinnett/Ric Crawford Clinic to become Positive Impact Health Centers headed up by Larry Lehman, former executive director of AID Gwinnett.

Also honored for their HIV activism were Jim Sacco and Jacqueline Tucker Muther.