The big issues in all of these talks of climate science is getting people to realize that people of color are a major part of the global public which is being impacted by every decision that we make individually and collectively when it comes to healing the land or mistreating the land. We can no longer afford more of the latter!
This embrace also brought me back to the embrace in Switzerland where we not only sat and provided input in this international arena, but where we also enjoyed a reception at the United States Embassy while we were there continuing the fight for equity, human rights, and justice.
They say that the “journey of 1000 miles begins with a step.” Well, sometimes it continues with a plane ride. These plane rides have allowed me to sit above many issues of inequality that seem wide spread on the ground below, but it is a blessing to land and walk up the Hill to be amongst those that are on the ground working to make positive changes and who are working to heal the land and the people by putting their energy into seeking opportunities to create places of equality.