Last month, we hosted our Mental Health Awareness Event with Jessa Llewelyn, LISCW. We started the event with a moment to practice mindfulness invitation. Jessa shared her personal pandemic story about a trip on the struggle bus and her upset reaction at the grocery store with her husband. She opened up about her local urban grocery store close to her home, which once was a life hack is longer how it used to be. Due to the pandemic and rules around staying 6-feet-apart, going
Black Lives Matter. Period.
We will not be silent in the face of injustice.
The events of the last week (and beyond) have been heavy - the unjust murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, the blatant racism in Central Park, and the immense pain and trauma this has caused for our community, have left us at a crossroads.
We will not stand for the violence and police brutality against Black Americans. We cannot and will not be silent about racism in America.