We stand in solidarity with Black American and Asian American/Pacific Islander Communities and the organizations that denounce and condemn any acts of racism, injustice, hatred and violence that continue to be experienced by Black Americans, Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders and any people of color in our local communities and throughout the nation.
Racism, inequality and fear should not be a reality for anyone in our schools, workplaces or community.
Our collective inaction must end.
The Literacy Council of Lancaster-Lebanon has embraced the value of diversity, equity and inclusion for over 35 years, and we will strive to grow in this value as we continue to welcome all people of all colors and cultures into an environment that is safe, and clearly reflects our position against racism.
We have a lot of work to do. We must listen, understand and act to be part of sustainable, positive change. In the short term, we will:
The Literacy Council of Lancaster-Lebanon is committed toward healing, understanding and solutions for a better and stronger future for all.
We need to hear and listen, affirm and validate, and we need to be in this together.