Moving forward on the social justice issues that we face now and for years past has always been a top priority for me.

Avoiding the conversation and the problems right in front of us until it’s too late where violence occurs, and then to just quietly go back into our separate silos and wait for the next event. That only just perpetuates this cycle.

For one, Businesses that engage with the local community are vital to its health, and holding larger companies accountable to working with black, brown, and women-owned local businesses, we take the steps towards a self-reliant community.