Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Women's Rights with Alicia Garza

Mar. 4, 2024
4:30PM - 6:00PM
SLB Room 127
Open to the Yale Community

The Spring 2024 Gruber Distinguished Lecture will be with Alicia Garza. Claudia Flores, Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School, Director of the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic, and Director of the Law School’s Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights will be her faculty host.

Alicia Garza is an American civil rights activist and writer known for co-founding the international Black Lives Matter movement. She has organized around the issues of health, student services and rights, rights for domestic workers, ending police brutality, anti-racism, and violence against transgender and gender non-conforming people of color. She currently directs Special Projects at the National Domestic Workers Alliance and is the Principal at the Black Futures Lab.

Alicia is the co-creator of #BlackLivesMatter and the Black Lives Matter Global Network, an international organizing project to end state violence and oppression against Black people. The Black Lives Matter Global Network now has 40 chapters in four countries. She also serves as the Strategy & Partnerships Director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance, the nation’s premier voice for millions of domestic workers in the United States. Additionally, Alicia is the co-founder of Supermajority, a new home for women’s activism.

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Sponsoring Organization(s)

The Gruber Program for Global Justice and Women's Rights