We believe in America though we have strayed from our ideals.
We believe that Black Lives Matter and that we are stronger with diversity.
We believe in peaceful protest and disruption in the vein of Dr. King and John Lewis (Good Trouble).
We applaud and honor the peaceful protestors and their vigilance.
We believe that violence ultimately hurts all causes. Disrupt without destruction. In fact, if you want to gain numbers, disrupt and leave the site of the protest better than you found it.
We believe that all of our systems should strive to be better, especially the police. We have friends and family in law enforcement and wish them to be just as safe as we do the protestors. Issues don't need to be two sides of a coin, they just need a fresh prospective and positive leadership.
We believe that every police encounter with a citizen of color should be identical to every police encounter with a white citizen.
We believe that trained professionals should work with homeless and mentally ill populations which would alleviate some of the stress on law enforcement.
We believe in and respect the LGBTQ community.
We believe that women are better than men.
We believe that homelessness in our country is shameful.
We believe that climate change is real and it is time for ALL hands on deck.
We believe that mental health for our people should be an ongoing commitment.
We believe that Native Americans should not only be valued and respected, but honored.
We believe in teachers and education.
We honor health workers and all others on the front line of the pandemic.
We believe that TRUTH should be the hallmark of ALL news organizations.
We believe that elected representatives should be onsite following shooting rampages to bear witness.
We honor our military and their sacrifice. Thank you!
We believe that things can change for the better.
We believe in our children being raised in safety and love.
We believe that racism denigrates the souls of all involved.
We believe in the healing power of the arts.