Jessica's Blog — Human Rights

How Do We Care For Each Other? or Creating the Shtetl We Want to Live In.

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How Do We Care For Each Other? or Creating the Shtetl We Want to Live In.

We can care for those we love, and we can care for complete strangers. We see it every day. We do it every day. Community care happens despite atrocities. Community care happens because of atrocities.

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Why, yes, as a matter of fact, it is my business!

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Why, yes, as a matter of fact, it is my business!

So, yes, this is my business. It is my business to use my position and privilege to stand up and speak out when I see abuse of human rights, just as others did for my family during the Holocaust. It is all our business to acknowledge that Canada is still denying Indigenous people their basic human rights, and, in order to even start with reconciliation, we must admit to our history of wrongdoing and commit to changing everything.

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