Alicia Garza On What Made Her Mother Happy At The End

2018 ⸱ 

Alicia Garza


Alicia Garza shares the beauty of her mother’s last days spent in hospice. As an organizer for both domestic worker rights and African-American equity Alicia also explores how the roles of personal experience and social mobilization come together to generate solutions that are inclusive, empathic, and powerful.

About the speaker(s)

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. 

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