Creating a Movement

Alicia Garza

Coalitions are forming, awareness is rising and policies are being crafted that better support individual goals and values at end of life. How then might we synthesize this energy into an effective movement? Join Alicia Garza as she shares her experience as an organizer for both domestic worker rights and African-American equity and explores the roles of personal experience and social mobilization in generating solutions that are inclusive, empathic, and powerful. 

About the Speaker

A social justice organizer, writer and speaker, Alicia Garza co-founded Black Lives Matter, helping transform a viral hashtag and social media force into a grassroots national organization and global human rights movement. Her articles and interviews have been featured in Time, Mic, The Guardian,, Essence, Democracy Now!, and The New York Times. Her numerous awards include The Root 100 Most Influential African Americans 2016 and Forbes 50 Most Important Leaders. She is currently Strategy Partnership Director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance and the principal of Black Futures Lab.