Updated: Aug 17, 2021
This one-of-a-kind opportunity and contribution, albeit simple for some, is a huge step towards acknowledging the urgent need for change in several fabrics of society, and how best to achieve that.
Racial and gender justice work may appear endless and tedious, especially with all the cumbersome hierarchical structures within groups and organizations, but if a holistic approach is set into place, this can ensure progress. Change is constant and we should do whatever is in our power to ensure that this change is authentic and for the greater good.
It should be taken to heart that at the core of this vital work are emotions, connections, reflections - is humanity. Radical love, in person, practice, and policy is our soundest path to justice.
There is still a lot of work to be done, but it is during these moments that I can really flash that smile and say that this important work is where my heart is. Let's get to work creating the kind of world in which we want to live!