Alicia Garza

Principal/Strategy & Partnerships Director/Co-Founder
Black Futures Lab/National Domestic Workers Alliance/Black Lives Matter

Alicia Garza is an Oakland-based organizer, writer, public speaker and freedom dreamer who is currently the Strategy and Partnership 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 combatting anti-Black state-sanctioned violence and the oppression of all Black people.

Since the rise of the BLM movement, Garza has become a powerful voice in the media. Her articles and interviews have been featured in Time, Mic, The Guardian, Elle.com, Essence, Democracy Now!, and The New York Times.