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Alicia Garza Keynote Lecture

Lecture | October 5 | 5 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

Alicia Garza, Black Lives Matter

Department of Gender and Women's Studies


Alongside Opal Tometi and Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza helped transform what was once a viral hashtag and social media force into a grassroots national organization and a global human rights movement. Currently the special projects director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance, Garza has dedicated her life and career to fighting for equality and justice for all.

Alicia Garza's talk will be followed by an extended Q&A session with a faculty panel.

- Paola Bacchetta, Professor in Gender & Women’s Studies
- Leigh Raiford, Associate Professor in African American Studies
- Russell Robinson, Distinguished Haas Chair in LGBT Equity, Professor of Law

Event organized by: Department of Gender & Women's Studies

Co-sponsored by: Center for Race and Gender, The Graduate Assembly, Department of African American Studies, Department of Ethnic Studies, Gender Equity Resource Center, Multicultural Community Center, and Division of Equity & Inclusion.

Venue is wheelchair accessible. Contact with accommodation requests.


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