Berkeley Arts Festival Calendar

10/05/2017

Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Alicia Garza

The Department of Gender & Women's Studies presents...

Alongside Opal Tometi and Patrisse Cullors, Alicia Garza helped transform what was once a viral hashtag and social media force into a
grassroots national organization and a global human rights movement. Currently the special projects director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance,
Garza has dedicated her life and career to fighting for equality and justice for all.

Introduction by Minoo Moallem, Professor in Gender & Women's Studies

Alicia Garza's talk will be followed by an extended Q&A session with a faculty panel.

Panelists:
Paola Bacchetta, Associate Professor in Gender & Women's Studies
Leigh Raiford, Associate Professor in African American Studies
Russell Robinson, Distinguished Haas Chair in LGBT Equity, Professor of Law

Free and open to the public

5pm to 6:30pm, Chevron Auditorium, International House


An Evening with Tom Rush

Accompanist Matt Nakoa. $38 adv / $42 door. 644-2020. www.thefreight.org

8pm, Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse, 2020 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA, United States