“Sometimes we think, ‘I don’t want to worry about it until it impacts me.’ But it impacts somebody, and if it impacts someone in our community, then it impacts all of us.”
The earliest enumerated legal codes, written in cuneiform, were scratched into huge stone tablets. To the Mesopotamian leaders (notably Hammurabi, but also others, some almost 500 years earlier) who commissioned the codes, the advantage was clear.
As representatives of community organizations working for social justice in Minnesota, we were looking forward to meeting with you and KWOC students this past Monday to discuss Macalester’s banking relationship with Wells Fargo. We are disappointed that it was canceled and are using this letter to convey some of the information we had planned to share with you at the meeting.