The Role of Patience in Activism

Updated: Jan 24


Here we are, in yet another chapter of this difficult time. We hope that this finds you

feeling okay sometimes, and practicing self-care in the many ways that you do. We also hope that you're getting chances to practice community care, in the ways that resonate with your values.


Our topic of the month is patience. And while my first (impatient) response to this topic is "No! This is not tie for patience - this is the time for ACTION," a more thoughtful response leaves some room to allow patience to inform the wisest actions (or inactions) possible.

It's patience that allows us to listen to voices that need to be heard. It's patience that enables us to sit with difficult emotions that come up when being with the truth. It's patience that helps us