Ramadan Mubarak! The holy holiday of Ramadan has started this week. Ramadan is a holy, month-long observance for Muslim communities around the globe. Muslims observe Ramadan by fasting from sunup to sundown, praying together, and holding communal meals and festivities. There are about 1.9 billion Muslims worldwide, representing approximately 25 percent of the world's population. During this time, it's essential that workspaces are inclusive, and 6 ways to Support Muslim Coworkers During Ramadan can provide some helpful first steps.
Water scarcity is not only a global issue, it's a national issue as well. In the United States, from Jackson, MS, to Scottsdale, Ariz, we see the impact of US cities running out of clean water. We all must be aware of this issue and create opportunities for dialogue and action. We must always infuse our advocacy work with joy to make meaningful changes in the world!
The Tiwi Islands are part of the Northern Territory in Australia and consist of two large inhabited islands. The Tiwi people are native to the land and are proud of their deep-rootedness to the land. Listen to this audio of Tiwi children singing, Ngawa Ngarikuruwala - We Sing, and let yourself be soothed and experience joy by the sounds of their gleeful innocence! On top of having a regular joy practice, we must also create space for imagination. Coyotes are a prominent mythological figure for most Native tribes. The lessons we learn from coyotes can be impactful and create space for more imaginative thinking.
It's not too late to register for our virtual Fireside Chat: Divesting from White Feminism, on Saturday, March 25th, at 1 PM (EST). Check out the event page to learn more!