The death of George Floyd, along with countless others in the black community who have been victims of systemic racism, is unacceptable. We acknowledge the ways in which we are inherently part of a system of deeply rooted injustice that has created vast inequities in this country. Our silence on racial justice also places us at fault. We cannot truly understand the pain this has caused the black community, but we are actively listening, learning and accepting our responsibility to create positive change.
Today, we redouble our efforts toward racial equity and commit to the following actions:
We are committed to this movement and invite you to join us in taking these steps toward breaking the pattern of racism and violence in our culture.