These changes are detrimental to students, the elderly, the poor, women, and often minorities. Some affect me, some affect you, and most affect those whose voices are not heard enough.
But yet, here I sit, tapping away at a keyboard, and I cannot help but notice that I have undergone quite a spiritual and personal transformation over these years.
It is both humbling and motivating to know that a couple hours and a little bit of energy can make an impact.
It is hard to articulate the transformative impact ECM had on me. Broadly, ECM taught me the difference between charity and social justice, the importance of community, and how to organize and lead.