Alumna Spotlight: Alicia Garza

Alicia Garza (M.A., '17) is an organizer, freedom dreamer, and writer living in Oakland, California. She is the Special Projects Director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance, and the co-creator of the Black Lives Matter Global Network. A graduate of the Race and Resistance Studies program, she now teaches a class called Women, Race, and Class in the program.

While a graduate student at San Francisco State, Alicia co-founded Black Lives Matter and was instrumental in the development of the anti-racism movement. Listen to the inspiring speech she gave to her fellow graduates at the 2017 commencement and read more about Alicia in the links below.

For more information, contact:

Alex Sánchez ( He/Him/His )
Executive Director of Development
College of Ethnic Studies
(415) 338-1032