On behalf of Alignstaffing, the letter below was sent to our community to address the difficult decision to get vaccinated for COVID-19. Our mutual struggle is communicating that we care regardless. We hope this letter helps you message to your own support staff.

This letter is sent out of respect…

Have I really put the work in to earn your hate? Am I the monster your mind believes me to be? Or are your feelings stoked by association, whether it’s being African American or Asian, liberal or conservative, over or under weight?

To reach to that level of hate requires…

In the beginning, few things incited us to hate. Our needs were few — the human touch, a warm meal and a sense of safety. Most would agree the universal depiction of this simplicity is a baby, humanity’s newest member.

The intriguing question is, “How does a baby grow up…

For many years now, Apple and Microsoft have both heavily promoted their products and somehow imputed an elevated self-identity status among computer users. There was such a visceral response between the Apple and Microsoft users. I’m not going so far as to say there was a dislike between the users…

For many, January 6 was a sobering, almost unspeakable, almost unimaginable day.

That day crushed the image of America being a light on a hill in a dark world. It demonstrated a behavior that many would, in the past, attribute to ‘others.’ Those less civilized, less intellectual, less respected. We…

Every year around this time, without thinking, I wish everyone I encounter a “happy holidays.” Not because I know them, but because it is the right thing to do. My greetings were a mix of giving homage to the season and not wanting to offend anyone. That is the rote…

This is my third letter since the onset of the COVID-19 epidemic. I anticipated life would somehow return to something more consistent in three, maybe four, months. Life would be different, but we could start doing again.

In June, concerts were still advertising events and galas were still being planned…

Aaron Copeland

Entrepreneur and forward-thinking community advocate with 20+ years of experience in education and mental health services.

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