V-Day Annual Report 2016 - ONE BILLION RISING: RISE FOR REVOLUTION 1 - Page 15

BROADENING THE SCOPE Risings made connections across movements, addressing imperialism, war, climate change, racism, economic inequality, workers rights and patriarchy. Activists made connections to the Black Lives Matter and Say Her Name movements. In Oakland, CA, Alicia Garza, co-founder of Black Lives Matter, was honored and spoke about the work of movement building. In India, Tibetan and Indian activists came together to rise for climate justice.