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Michelle L. Cook

Alicia Garza — Oakland, Calif.-based organizer and co-founder of Black Lives Matter

Activist Organizers’ Hopes for 2018 from Movements around the World

By News & Current Affairs

From Alicia Garza to Annie Leonard, nine organizers share their hopes for the new year. By Beverly Bell, YES! Magazine — Across the globe, 2017 brought us to new lows. Yet, even as crisis after crisis shook us to the ground, they also inspired many to rise up and take to the streets and other venues of popular power. Donald Trump as president awakened millions, sparked new cross-sectoral coalitions, and galvanized people to creative and effective action.

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