“I would like to encourage people to be kind to each other. There is so much need out there,”says Betty Copeland, newly elected Mayor of Bridgeville, Pennsylania. “I try to listen and that’s all I can do at this point is listen to them and hope maybe there will be some way of bringing people together to discuss their feelings.”
Here is to working towards more grassroots, community-based movements that put listening and kindness first. You can read all about Betty’s win and what she hopes for here.