This week, we’re thinking about building momentum and community. An African Proverb reads:
Connection is foundational to the human experience. It sits right at our core. When you feel supported, heard and loved, especially when you need it most it can ignite that inner spark and motivate you to keep going. Community and connection fuel momentum.
When people work together, they go far. The support and reassurance we receive from teamwork is what feeds our momentum to keep going and do better.
As the Black Lives Matter Movement has gained momentum in recent months, the power of community ––of people banding together to fight for what they believe in –– has never been more apparent in our daily lives. Over the last several years, it has developed into something renowned worldwide: it's the perfect example of the power that lies in people working together.
This week, we celebrate International Day of Friendship (July 30). In reflecting on the power we draw from our communities, we invite you to think about how your friends fuel your momentum: How do your friends make you feel empowered? Listened to? Valued? How do you make your friends feel that same way?
We'd love to hear from you!
📖 A Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Explains Why This Time Is Different (6 mins): On the intersections between community, BLM and the pandemic
That's all for now. Have an inspired week ahead :)
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