Name – Alicia Garza
Profession – American Activist
Date of Birth – January 4, 1981
Height – 5 feet 7 inches
Birth Place – Oakland, California, United States.
Alicia Garza Biography
Alicia Garza is a civil rights activist and a author born in America on January 4, 1981. She is the co-founder of the movement “Back lives matter” which look for issues like : ending police brutality, anti-racism, rights for domestic workers, violence against transgender, rights for students, and gender non-conforming people of color. Alicia is the founder and principal of Principal at the Black Futures Lab and also works for Special Projects at the National Domestic Workers Alliance. Her editorial writings has been published in The Nation, The Guardian, Truthout and Rolling Stone.
Alicia Garza Career
Alicia started a training program in political education in 2003 after returning to the bau area with SOUL (School of Unity and Liberation) where they taught young people to organize with local community based organizations in West Oakland. Later she started working with Just Cause Oakland, where she met community activist, Malachi Garza A transgender man with whom she later got married. Alicia later joined People United for a Better Life in Oakland (PUEBLO) after completing her internship with SOUL, The organization works for increasing economic security for People of color, and increased community security. Alicia’s work as to create a resistance against a proposed walmart to be open in East Oakland. She couldn’t win and the first wallmart was open on 2005. After leaving PUBELO Alicia started working for UC Student Association to promote activision for a year. Later she joined POWER (People Organized to Win Employment Rights) POWER is an African Americans organization which focuses on environmental, racial, and gender justice. After the murder of Trayvon Martin , acquittal of George Zimmerman in July 2013 she started a hashtag on facebook along with Opal Tometi and Patrisse Cullors citing “BlackLivesMatter”. Trayvon Martin was a 17-year-old African-American high school student murdered in Sanford, Florida, on February 26, 2012. The movement “BlackLivesMatter” became popular after protests emerged in Ferguson, Missouri after the death of Michael Brown. They were awarded Sydney Peace Prize for the movement. In 2015 she organised a freedom movement to Fergusona along with Cullors and Darnell Moore which forwarded the movement all across the world and United States.
Alicia Garza Education
Alicia did Bachelor of Arts (BA) in anthropology and sociology in 2002 from University of California, San Diego. After her graduation started working as an activist where she hold various positions in various organisations.
Alicia Garza Net Worth
It ls estimated that Alicia has a net worth of $1 Million – $5 Million dollars. When she earned from her 30 years of career as an activist.
Questions and Answers related to Alicia Garza
Question 1 How old is Alicia Garza ?
Alicia Garza is 40 years old as on July 2021.
Question 2 Is Alicia Garza married?
Question 3 What is the Zodiac sign of Alicia Garza?
Zodiac sign of Alicia Garza is Capricorn.
Question 4 What is the nationality of Alicia Garza?
Alicia Garza is an American.
Question 5 Who is the father of Alicia Garza ?
Her mother is single-mother
Question 6 Who is the mother of Alicia Garza ?
His mother’s name is Not known
Question 7 What is the birth place of Alicia Garza ?
Birth place of Alicia Garza is Oakland, California.
Question 8 What is the Net Worth of Alicia Garza ?
It is estimated that is Net Worth is $1 Million – $5 Million dollars.