Black. Lives. Matter.
June 1, 2020
Like many of you, we have been struggling to put into words our feelings of sadness, anger, frustration, and despair over the systemic, institutional racism that underpins so much of our society. We stand in proud solidarity with our black brothers and sisters, and we will not stand for the brutal injustices they face daily at the hands of a broken system.
As designers, architects, strategists, and creatives born from and rooted in hospitality, our very purpose lies in bringing people together, forging connections, and quite simply, taking care of each other. We are committed now more than ever to do just that. We have a lot of work ahead of us, a lot of thinking and reflection to do as a company and as individuals, and we are prepared to do so.
We are proud to support the following organizations:
Here are a few more great causes that could use your contributions:
And some additional ways to engage
& take action:
Sign petitions at Change.org to make your voice heard
Write to your local and national representatives
Buy from black-owned businesses such as Teranga and The Lit.Bar
Read books such as So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo and articles like The 1619 Project by The New York Times
Text “ENOUGH” to 55156
For an excellent comprehensive list of resources, click here.