Special Projects Director for the <a href="http://www.domesticworkers.org/" target="new">National Domestic Workers Alliance</a>
Alicia has been the recipient of multiple awards for her organizing work in Black and Latino communities, receiving the Local Hero award from the San Francisco Bay Guardian and the Jeanne Gauna Communicate Justice award from the Center for Media Justice in 2008. She was Executive Director of People Organized to Win Employment Rights (POWER) in San Francisco beginning in 2009. In 2013, Alicia co-founded #BlackLivesMatter, an online platform developed after the murder of Trayvon Martin, designed to connect people interested in learning more about and confronting anti-Black racism. Alicia speaks and organizes around the country, supporting this emerging movement. When she's not scheming on freedom, Alicia enjoys dancing, reading and writing.