I want my kids to grow up knowing that even though we may be different we should still love one another.
To try to focus more on diversity instead of cultural fit, which can sometimes be at odds. I want to help pull up the people around me that need the most help.
What I personally believe is that voting is the single most effective way for most of us regular citizens to make meaningful change in society.
To make sure I don’t skip local elections in the future. And to vote for politicians and policies that will make meaningful change to eliminate racism.
I’ve appreciated how the church we go to has not tip-toed around racism. It’s addressed it head on while acknowledging the shortcomings of our church.
Racism is a messy and complex issue with a deep history. At the same time, I think we vastly undervalue the impact that micro changes can have over time.