Building more equitable and inclusive relationships and communities requires a commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity, and social justice in thought, and in practice. Actively committing ourselves to a lifetime of learning and critical self-reflection can show us the roles we can play in creating a better world by being the change we wish to see in it.
If we can change the way we think, we can change what we do.
Notes from an Aspiring Humanitarian (N.A.H.) is centered around aiding you in your journey of unlearning attitudes and behaviors that are oppressive to others, to make room for those that are more inclusive and humanitarian.
We're in this together. There's room for all of us in this work.
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(N.A.H.) started in 2011 while I was a student, finishing up my Masters of Social Work degree, and is a natural extension of a commitment to critical self-examination, and advocacy for social change.
- Read (N.A.H.)'s very first post
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- Read (N.A.H.)'s 4th anniversary message: Getting in Our Own Way: 2 Barriers We Contribute to That Limit Social Change
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