Moving forward, a digital and online presence will be essential for the life and community of any congregation. Because the fact of the matter is that some people may never return to the building.
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It’s mentally and emotionally draining to have to educate people on our situation, to get people to understand that my family is American as any other. We deserve to be citizens just like everyone else.
When grants were announced to keep businesses afloat, it was a relief, but made obvious the disparities between businesses that had established connections and documents, and those that did not.
In 2021 alone, over 400 voter suppression bills have been proposed in state legislatures, most often Republican-led. How do we find ourselves here again?
We’re willing to consume the art without considering the creators. While ignoring the physical labor that creates that art. Yes, that includes our independent artists, too.
It is my hope that we welcome our Afghan brothers and sisters with open arms, in the simple spirit of humanity.
We must seize this opportunity and lay the foundations for a better future for those who are here today and for those who follow us tomorrow.
I don’t want a drowning to claim the life of someone you love. That’s why I am sharing what I have learned after our family lost Lily.
Don’t start with problems. Start with trust building — a difficult but critical process — and a broadly shared vision of a better future, of peaceful and healthy communities.
I wasn’t my best self during the power outage because I’ve become accustomed to taking care of myself in a certain way. What if my seemingly impaired self during this disruption was my baseline, my normal?