Community is a place we call in others to learn, where we are intentional about our interactions, but mostly where we look at what we can do with what we have right now. Visibility, like community, is multifaceted and takes collaboration. In this moment, we are being called upon to collaborate on building safer, sustainable futures for transgender people.
Good News: Los Angeles Becomes No-Kill Shelter City, Melody Ehsani Named Foot Locker Women’s Creative Director, + MoreMar 30. 2021
This month in the world of Good News, Melody Ehsani was tapped to lead creative direction for Foot Locker’s women’s department, the EPA made climate change a priority again, and Los Angeles became a no-kill shelter city. Keep reading for the good details.
Listen to the stories of Asian-American women and amplify them. By providing Asian-American women with a safe environment to share stories and listening with empathy and attention, we feel safer—and maybe more importantly, we feel seen. And after years of being erased and ignored, that’s exactly what Asian-Americans need.
When we’re lifting up those around us, we all win—it’s a sentiment echoed by some of the women we’ve been lucky enough to speak with over the past year, and the truth of it comes out in practice. If someone has moved through a previously closed door, she can reach a hand back to help the next person through.
Good News: Stacey Abrams Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize, Startup Recycles Plastic into Bricks Stronger than Concrete, + MoreFeb 26. 2021
Simply put, food and race are undoubtedly linked. Grocery store availability is associated with income and race. Fast-food chains aggressively occupy space in neighborhoods with high concentrations of Black folks. Food apartheid may be a newer term, but this is not a new issue.