A Call for Peace, Dignity, Equality and a Healthy Planet

Dear friends,
What a week! Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s death last Friday was a hard blow to our nation and the work we still need to do. On Monday, the United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres presided over the International Day of Peace and made a new push for a global ceasefire to be a reality by the end of 2020. In his opening statement, he said, “there is only one winner of conflict during a pandemic: the virus itself”. In the US, we can count 200,000 lives lost to the virus, and the grieving families left behind – families who are disproportionately black and indigenous. Continue reading