Letter To Columbus City Council in Support of Resolution Declaring Racism a Public Health Crisis

A foundational perception of ours is that each one people are 100% equal—however, now greater than ever, we imagine it’s necessary to be unequivocally clear: Black lives matter. And racism and violence that threaten black individuals’s lives don’t have any place right here.

Final week, our CEO John Lowe drafted a letter to Columbus Metropolis Council in help of their decision declaring racism a public well being disaster. Final evening, that letter, co-signed by greater than 750 Columbus enterprise and group leaders, was delivered. Since then, one other 500 put their names to it. The letter was written previous to the protests and unrest of the final 72 hours, so there isn’t a point out of those occasions, however they solely additional underscore the necessity for significant collective motion.

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