Our efforts certainly paid off. As the summer progressed, we came to realize that a safe space wasn't a place where there were no judgments or opposing opinions. Rather, in our safe place we
acknowledged that judging is inevitable but what was most important was how we acted once our opinions were formed.
We learned to challenge ideas rather that the people who held them.
We became conscious of the fact that respecting other people’s points of view is what allows us to stop surviving and start living.
We created a safe space.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
preparing for a career applying, being accepted to and doing well in college becoming a more tolerant person questioning our society's power and priviledge systems forming my identity
Ways to make it better...
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Accept more girls for the summer program; Sadie Nash afforded me such amazing opportunities.