NEWS & Blog
Even though COVID-19 is new, the trauma it has caused is not; therefore we are able to learn from past experiences and use that as a way to propel us forward.
If we believe that inherent dignity is within every single human being, we won’t call them words that we wouldn’t want to be called, we wouldn’t tell their story in a way that we wouldn’t want our story told because we see them in a higher light.
Wholeness looks like the art of kintsuge – broken pieces of pottery that are mended together with pure gold. This image reminds me to accept the way things are within myself, while also moving toward the woman I am becoming, for she can be both broken and whole at the same time.
At Freely in Hope, we believe that recognizing the inherent dignity of oppressed peoples is essential to the pursuit of justice.
This month, we started individualized tutoring, group therapy, and we attained textbooks for our high school scholars in Zambia!
We, like you, had a month of transition. We are learning, unlearning, and learning again to navigate our world safely and compassionately.
With mandatory quarantine being in place for months now, disparities between how the pandemic is affecting people of different race, gender and class have never been more apparent.
I want to ensure that the system adjusts to meet the needs of disadvantaged women in the community, and until we see change, we can empower these women to be the ones who will take a stand within their spheres of influence.
As the COVID-19 pandemic rages around the world, women and girls have been exposed to more vulnerabilities that are being exacerbated by the crisis.