What can I do?

Katherine Wilson,
Findlay, OH

This is a question that I have found myself asking myself often over the past few years. After the previous election I felt hopeless. Although I wasn’t at risk of harm because of my white cisgender status, I knew people who had reasons to fear. The hateful rhetoric made me fear for the future and scared for those around me. I found myself trying to figure out what I could do to help people who were being hurt because of rhetoric like this, because of a history of rhetoric like this. This desire to help, helped me pick a career path and has shaped classes I have taken to further educate myself on issues of prejudice. But I still constantly find myself asking what I can do because it never feels like enough.

 

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