malachI garza (he/they/them)

Headshot of Malachi Garza

Malachi Garza is currently the Organizing Director for The Solidaire Network. In this role Malachi mobilizes critical financial, strategy, and collaboration resources to the frontlines of movements for racial, gender and climate justice. Before coming to Solidaire Malachi served for a decade as the W. Haywood Burns Institute Senior Strategist and National Network Director building community-based alternatives to juvenile justice systems across the United States. Before shifting focus to criminal justice Malachi co-founded SOUL (the School of Unity and Liberation) a popular education and community organizing training school.

Malachi serves on the Board of Directors of Auburn Theological Seminary and GLSEN. Malachi is a co-founder of the widely acclaimed Brown Boi Project and a 1999-2022 Rosenberg Foundation Leading Edge Fellow. Malachi’s social justice work in popular education, community organizing, and institution building spans 22 years. 

Acknowledgement of country

Sydney WorldPride will take place on the lands of the Gadigal, Cammeraygal, Bidjigal, Darug, Dharawal people who are the Traditional Custodians of the Sydney Basin.

We pay our Respects to their Elders past and present. Always was Always will be Aboriginal Land.

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people come from many different clans and communities across Australia & in 2023 will come together as one, to celebrate with our global LGBTQIA+ community.