Like so many around the world, we are devastated by the murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, David McAtee, Iyanna Dior, and Tony McDade. We are committed to using our platform to address the rampant racial inequality that killed them. A racial inequality which pervades our country and our industry.
To advocate for anything besides the long overdue dismantling of unequal justice during this time is inappropriate. To that end, we have postponed our fundraiser this Sunday as well as all related upcoming events. We are devoting our time and resources to educating ourselves, looking critically at the choices our organization has made in the past, and rethinking how we will make decisions in the future.
Now is not the time to listen to us. We are listening and we are learning. Here are a few of the organizations that we’re listening to and supporting right now:
Ian, Jonny, Terry, and Victor