Wednesday, October 28, 2020
6:00pm Pacific Time
Alicia Garza is an Oakland-based organizer, writer, public speaker, and freedom dreamer who is currently the Special Projects Director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance, the nation’s leading voice for dignity and fairness for the millions of domestic workers in the United States. Garza also co-founded Black Lives Matter, a globally recognized organizing project that focuses on combating anti-Black state-sanctioned violence and the oppression of all Black people. She is the author of The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart, a twenty-first-century organizer’s manifesto that draws on this generation’s particular strengths, and calls for a new paradigm for change. The book is an essential guide to building the type of movements that can address the challenges of our time.