Evans was active in groups such as Blue House Family, the Solutions Not Punishment Coalition, Women on the Rise and the Racial Justice Action Center, according to Project Q Atlanta.
He was also active in Unity Fellowship Church, Greater Atlanta.
Evans died on Tuesday at Emory University Hospital Midtown and a cause of death has yet to be determined according to the Fulton County Medical Examiner. Funds are being raised to help defray medical and funeral costs at this time.
The news was greeted with shock and sadness by the ATL activist community, who praised him as a fierce human rights advocate. In addition to the legions of friends and colleagues mourning his loss, he leaves behind his wife Jacqueline Evans.
For those of you in the ATL who wish to pay your last respects to Juan, the funeral will be held tomorrow at 11 AM EDT at Virginia Highland Community Church. Address is 743 Virginia Ave. NE, in Atlanta, GA 30306
Rest in peace and power, Brother Juan. You will be missed.
743 Virginia Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
743 Virginia Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30306.