Let’s Talk About Race

I often describe EPIP gatherings as scenes that evoke images reminiscent of a United Colors of Benetton advertisement. Our members come in all hues and orientations. That is the beauty of our organization. We are extremely diverse and comfortable coming together to discuss how we can work to make the world a better place. However, talking about race isn’t a comfortable task. We all come to the conversation with different sets of experiences that frame how we see the world. We also live in communities that have long histories impacted by race, affecting how different groups interact with each other. (more…)