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Building Communities to Sustain Us

Creating communities is essential in our efforts toward a more inclusive society because, as Sarah-SoonLing Blackburn, LFJ deputy director of Learning & Engagement notes, “This work is more sustainable when we share it with others.” Whether for educators in spaces where censorship is a reality, young people and others who bear the brunt of oppressive policies and actions, or those who face targeted attempts of erasure, building connections reminds us we are not alone in this work. These LFJ articles shine the spotlight on ways people can come together and support one another in the interest of social justice. This winter holiday season, that’s something to uplift and celebrate.

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