“I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” – Elie Wiesel
To the Black and brown communities of Philadelphia, and beyond: You matter. Your voice matters. Your lives matter. The futures of your children and grandchildren matter.
Black lives matter.
At Fishtown Wellness Center and Personal Evolution, we know it takes action, not just words, to bring about change. It is more than just waving a sign or saying that we stand with you. We will stand up with you against the human rights violations that are taking place against your community. We will speak out against racism whenever it shows its face, and we promise to provide programs that support equality, equity, and justice for all.
Together, we can confront the injustices of systemic racism that have plagued the Black and brown communities of America for centuries now. Let’s build a nation that finally lives up to the promise of liberty and justice for all.
And to all those who also wish to support the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement, here are some ways to move towards a true status quo:
Every little action made in support of racial equity and the Black Lives Matter movement is a step in the right direction.
To start your journey to recovery, call Fishtown Wellness Center today to be paired with an addiction recovery specialist. If you need a structured setting or a higher level of care, we work with treatment providers in the area to find you the best possible care.