alicia sanchez gill is an
ORGANIZER, FACILITATOR, STRATEGIST AND RESOURCE MOBILIZER.
alicia is a nationally recognized speaker, data and policy nerd, facilitator, writer and survivor whose work and thought-leadership centers those on the margins and excluded from mainstream anti-violence movements. As a queer, Afrolatinx, survivor, and new(ish) mama, this work is not theoretical. She leads intersectional anti-violence and harm-reduction stategy, organizing, and resource mobilization work with reproductive justice, gender-based violence, HIV, sex-worker and LGBTQ-led organizations and collectives—always with abolition as a north star. alicia is Executive Director of Emergent Fund, a rapid response fund rooted in movement-building. In her role, alicia has raised and moved almost 10 million dollars to Black, Indigenous, and people of color-led grassroots organizations mobilizing in response to COVID-19, family separation, Muslim bans, police brutality, abortion bans, climate injustice, LGBTQ+ rights and more. No matter which orbit she’s organizing in, her work is to bring a survivor-centered and intersectional praxis to building collective power and transforming systems.
alicia is frequently sought after for interviews by several national and local media outlets and has been featured in The Feminist Wire, Latina Magazine, The Grio, The Journal of Family Violence, ReWire, Voices Journal on Psychotherapy, Chronicle of Philanthropy and she's been quoted in The Washington Post, Colorlines, The Guardian, and Bustle.