Note: This event will be rescheduled for AY 2020-21.
“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, along with Opal Tometi and Patrisse Cullors, also co-founded the Black Lives Matter network, a globally recognized organizing project that focuses on combating anti-Black state-sanctioned violence and the oppression of all Black people.”
This year’s Lorwin Lecture series is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Women in Society. Cosponsorships for Alicia Garza include the UO Office of the President, Multicultural Center (MCC), and the Center for Multicultural Academic Excellence (CMAE).
The Lorwin Lectureship on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties is funded by a gift from Val and Madge Lorwin to the University of Oregon College of Arts and Sciences and School of Law.