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Day of Empathy sought to shine light on plight of prisoners

On Wednesday, #cut50 hosted along with numerous community partners a national Day of Empathy https://www.thedreamcorps.org/our-programs/cut50/campaigns/day-of-empathy/.

Hopefully, in the days moving forward, America will not forget its incarcerated citizens.

As human beings, these citizens deserve our compassion and empathy. Compassion and empathy aren’t about a “hug a thug” approach. It’s about the recognition that people/citizens are human beings. I hope the Day of Empathy will assist us in collectively focusing on empathy and continuing a conversation each day regarding justice in America.

Read the full article in the Grand Island Independent