I got my first dose of Moderna yesterday. As for many getting the vaccine, it was—and still is—an emotional experience.
For a few years, this was my favorite holiday. I loved when it was started to combat the rampant materialism and capitalism that follows Thanksgiving in the US, and I love that it's grown into a global day for charitable giving and sharing. Plus, I appreciate fundraising and campaigns; I like being able to move… Continue reading It’s #GivingTuesday!
I don't know how to respond to this question. In the day-to-day, I'm fine. But in truth, I'm struggling too.
A land acknowledgement is sharing a statement of appreciation for, and history of, the land on which you are standing. It is often done by way of a greeting or opening when welcoming people into a shared space. It grounds the engagement to come in the place itself, and often evokes feelings of gratitude and grounding.
*Let's start with the term "antiracist," since I know this term alone causes many to go on the defensive. A common thing I hear from people: "Hey, I'm not racist! Are you saying I have to be explicitly not racist or else you're going to label me racist?! That's ridiculous." First, I hear you. Truly.