A MESSAGE FROM JEFF BAUMANN, ATD GOLDEN GATE CHAPTER PRESIDENT
Like you, I’m sickened, angry and indignant at the senseless acts of inhumanity that so persistently plague our culture. I would also like to acknowledge that I’m sickened, angry and indignant at myself for taking this long to say something to our community.
I have the feeling that I’m not alone. Many of you agree with the cause and acknowledge everything about Black Lives Matter and yet feel like silent agreement is all you feel comfortable doing. Taking a vocal stance is scary, you never know who may attack you for trying, for saying something, for saying something poorly… but what has saying nothing gotten us?
Let’s be better. Let’s show support for what we KNOW is right and actively work against the things that we know are wrong. Please reach out to me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have an idea regarding how we can use the ATD Golden Gate Chapter community to create better awareness and change. (more…)