We at Generations Stand Against Racism
The killing of George Floyd at the hands of police was a tipping point, and more evidence of the ongoing systemic oppression people of color and other marginalized groups experience daily.
To the Black Community:
Black lives matter. We’re grieving with you over the senseless and unnecessary death of George Floyd, as well as many other unarmed Black and Brown people. You matter to us, and we acknowledge the pain and oppression inflicted by systems of injustice for far too long.
To the Indigenous Community:
We acknowledge that we occupy the traditional, ancestral, and contemporary lands of Indigenous people. Our country’s complex history of colonization has had devastating effects on Indigenous people. It is important to promote awareness of, and respect for, Indigenous culture, ending the history of silence and exclusion that has resulted in inequities today.
To White Allies:
Generations is committed to examining and changing the ways we participate in and perpetuate systemic and institutional racism and bias. Join us in speaking up, standing up, and rooting out racism wherever, whenever, and however we encounter it. We must work together to dismantle racism, starting with ourselves and our organizations. The status quo is not working for everyone. Let’s have difficult conversations. Let’s use our collective power to make change.
Generations Health Care Initiatives is a private, non-profit foundation dedicated to engaging the community to improve health for all, especially underserved populations. Our primary geographic service area is Duluth, Minnesota and surrounding area.