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3 steps to Letting go of perfection in the fight for equity enclosed

  “When you take care of yourself, you’re a better person for others. When you feel good about yourself, you treat others better.” - Solange Knowles Check out our video version of this newsletter here Since the events of 2020 conversations about racial equity have dominated our news feeds, our group chats, and our social interactions, we have marched, protested, and publicly declared the need for greater equity in this country. Our voices have been loud and strong in telling our stories, sharing our fears, and expressing our hope for the future . But behind those voices, there are people, and our struggle for au thentic self-expression and understanding isn’t a year in the making, it is a lifetime . So, as we continue down this road of racial equity, it’s vital that we also tend to the person behind the voice and acknowledge that our activism doesn’t have to be perfect to be powerful . Very often when we are finally given an opportunity to speak our truth or engage in action in the de