In an interview with The New York Times, Keys explained that the idea of the movement comes from a friend who had asked her: "Why are you here?
With this picture she posted on her Facebook page and on Twitter, she wants to draw attention to important causes.
"You and I have a mission to create a more peaceful world," she posted on Twitter to caption her photo.
"I want to gather an army, it's time to draw the attention of people," she told the New York Times.
You can view the full list of associations she supports on the We Are Here Movement's site: weareheremovement.com
Photo credit: @ Twitter Alicia Keys