Open an Opportunity for Racial Justice in your Community
There are endless opportunities to address issues of racial justice, oppression, and discrimination. With our global network, it is inspiring to know that we can lead the effort in addressing racial justice and discrimination around the world. We can take action, no matter how small, to make the world a more equitable and inclusive place for all, no matter their race, gender, nationality, religion, or orientation. It is important to take the initiatives from the some of the 7 Rotary Areas of Focus your club is already passionate about, such as education, healthcare, environment, financial stability, etc., and strategize these initiatives to encompass diversity, equity, and inclusion. Here are a list of actions to consider before starting your next peace project using the 4-way test.
Here are a few strategies your club can take today to support Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) and other minorities in your community:
Dedicate Rotary funds to create access to opportunities for BIPOC entrepreneurs, students, businesses and non-profits to meet their needs and empower their community.
Engage in conversations with BIPOC communities and understand their issues, obstacles, and needs.
Reach out, support, and collaborate with groups that are already tirelessly addressing issues of