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  • Alicia Garza - 2016 Keynote Speaker

    2016 Keynote Speaker: Alicia Garza

    Social activist & co-creator of the viral Twitter hashtag and movement #BlackLivesMatter.

Posted: Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 3:30pm

Alicia Garza, social activist and co-creator of the viral hashtag and movement #BlackLivesMatter, will speak at Old Cabell Hall on Friday, February 26th at 6 p.m.

This event was originally scheduled on January 25th and postponed due to inclement weather.

Free tickets can be reserved online now and picked up in person at the U.Va. Arts Box Office  (located within the lobby of the Drama Building at 109 Culbreth Road) Monday through Friday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Any remaining tickets will be available at the door.

For more information, see the event page.

This event is presented by the Office of the Vice President and Chief Officer for Diversity & Equity, in partnership with the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy.

Event Date: Friday, February 26, 2016 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Event Location: Old Cabell Hall

Alicia Garza, social activist and co-creator of the viral hashtag and movement #BlackLivesMatter, will speak at Old Cabell Hall on Friday, February 26th at 6 p.m. This event was originally scheduled on January 25th, and was postponed due to inclement weather.