The Connecticut Alliance to End Sexual Violence firmly condemns the continued systemic and institutional racism in our country. Black Lives Matter and we stand in solidarity with those working here in Connecticut and across the nation to create change.
The Alliance is committed to ending violence in our communities and understands that racism and sexual violence are often inextricably linked. It is our work as advocates, now more than ever, to push for systemic changes that will impact the most vulnerable and oppressed members of our communities. We acknowledge that dismantling white supremacy is our work and that we must do better.
The Alliance is committed to educating ourselves, speaking up, and working hard to contribute to lasting changes in our work and in our nation. It is our responsibility to recognize our own biases and facilitate conversations with our staff, member centers, public officials, and law enforcement. We commit ourselves to using our platform to be a louder and stronger voice for those who have been silenced.
Black Lives Matter and we invite you to join The Alliance in our commitment to being a catalyst for change.
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