Alicia Garza Distinguished Lecture

Thursday, Oct 05, 2017 | 5:00 pm

Chevron Auditorium, International House, UC Berkeley
Location is ADA accessible

The Department of Gender & Women’s Studies presents:

Alicia Garza
Black Lives Matter Co-Founder

Thursday, October 5, 2017 • 5:00 pm
Chevron Auditorium, International House, UC Berkeley

Professor, Gender & Women’s Studies


  • PAOLA BACCHETTA, Professor, Gender & Women’s Studies
  • LEIGH RAIFORD, Associate Professor, African American Studies
  • RUSSELL ROBINSON, Distinguished Haas Chair in LGBT Equity, Professor of Law

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.

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This Talk is Free and Open to the Public. Location is wheelchair accessible. For accommodation requests, please contact:

Thank you to our co-sponsors: Center for Race & Gender, The Graduate Assembly, Department of African American Studies, Department of Ethnic Studies, Gender Equity Resource Center, Division of Equity and Inclusion

Funding provided by: Chau Hoi Shuen Foundation Fund for Gender & Women’s Studies

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