In light of recent events, I’m doing a special coffee chat on my feeling about our current state of the nation. How many lives must we lose for there to be true change in this country? Take some time this week to learn more, do more, or just be there for a friend in need.
Take a moment of silence for these men and women mentioned in this episode who have lost their lives in recent years (not an extensive list):
Trayvon Martin, age 17, 2012
Tamir Rice, age 12, 2014
Michael Brown, age 18, 2014
Eric Garner, age 44, 2014
Sandra Bland, age 28, 2015
Freddie Gray, age 25, 2015
Alton Sterling, age 37, 2016
Philandro Castile, age 32, 2016
Botham Jean, age 26, 2018
Atatiana Jefferson, age 28, 2019
Ahmaud Arbery, age 25, 2020
Doug Lewis, age 39, 2020
Breonna Taylor, age 26, 2020
George Floyd, age 46, 2020
Where to donate:
- George Floyd Memorial Fund (Go FundMe for the Floyd family)
- The Loveland Foundation (financial assistance for Black women and girls seeking mental health support)
- Campaign Zero (dedicated to police reform with a plan aimed at reducing violence)
- Community Bail Funds (a way to support protestors nationwide)
- The ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union)
- plus so many more. Find resources that resonate most with you.
Other Helpful links:
- Instagram (@mirandamerten)
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