9th Annual Robert Coles “Call of Service” Lecture and Award

Join us in honoring Alicia Garza, co-founder of #BlackLivesMatter

October 30, 2015
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Memorial Church

Tickets are available now for Phillips Brooks House Association’s 9th Annual Robert Coles “Call of Service” Lecture and Award, honoring Alicia Garza. This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited — please RSVP now to reserve your spot! We recommend RSVPing on a web browser rather than a mobile device.

If you are a teacher or organization and would like to register a group please email Mary Cate at marycate@pbha.org

Alicia Garza is the Special Projects Director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance. She is an organizer, writer and freedom dreamer based in Oakland, CA. In 2013, Alicia co-founded #BlackLivesMatter, an international organizing network developed after the murder of Trayvon Martin, focused on combating anti-Black racism in all of its forms. She has been the recipient of numerous awards for her organizing work, and her writing has been featured in publications such as The Guardian, The Nation, The Feminist Wire, Truthout.org and more.

This event is co-sponsored by:

Black Lives Matter Cambridge
Black Lives Matter Boston
Office of BGLTQ Student Life
Harvard College Women’s Center
The Harvard Foundation
Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
Institute of Politics
Nigerian Students Association
Black Students Association
Kuumba Singers of Harvard College
Harvard African Students Association
Association of Black Harvard Women
Black Pre-Law Association
Harvard Society of Black Scientists and Engineers
Black Men’s Forum
Harvard Haitian Alliance
Caribbean Students Council
Black Community and Student Theater

Phillips Brooks House Association’s “Call of Service” Week celebrates the courage of young people committed to social action. The week kicks off with the Robert Coles “Call of Service” Lecture and Award, followed by PBHA’s annual Alumni Weekend and the opening ceremonies of PBHA’s Y2Y Harvard Square, the nation’s first student-run youth homeless shelter.

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