Believe and support the survivors in your life. Be gentle with yourself if you are a survivor. This is a hard time.
If you want to keep up with current events better, or wonder why it’s important to do so, this is for you.
“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.” – Audre Lorde
Though I’m always nervous to start a new semester, and the world is uncertain and intense, I think 2017 could be my year.
We can, and should, all do something to add light to the world. What will your contribution be?
Want to help? Here’s what to learn: Why people are scared. How to show solidarity in words and deeds. Organizations to volunteer at or donate to.