Social change begins with local leadership. When leaders are equipped with knowledge, communication skills, and support networks, they can interrupt bias and hate in their communities
- We bridge bias by countering disinformation and fear with facts, empathy, and personal relationships.
- We build unity by bringing people from different wisdom traditions together around shared values.
- We support social justice by teaching leaders, individuals, and groups how to be authentic allies and work together for social change.
A few weeks ago, I encouraged people to show support for Jews and Muslims in the United States: to show up – with permission – and stand outside places of worship holding signs of support. Since then, we have seen increased acts of violence against both of these communities. Look at the news, even locally,…Read More