The events of the past few months have exposed the chasms of inequality here in the United States and in parts of the rest of the world.
The Covid 19 pandemic revealed, once again and dramatically, that not everyone is allowed to accumulate wealth, and that those who work low-wage jobs, and who are primarily not White, suffer the most from Covid.
The murder of George Floyd revealed once again the systemic racism that has been woven into the fabric of this nation since 1619.
As a cis-gendered White woman, I feel compelled to confront my own complicity in the current system, and ask myself: How can I create change? Because life is not the same anymore, and I don’t ever want it to be.
My professional Alexander Technique organization, Alexander Technique International, has published a response to racism, with which I completely agree. You may find it here https://www.alexandertechniqueinternational.org/
In addition, here is a list of resources for anyone who wants to further their understanding Anti-Racism Resource List