Today's episode features Tej Shah: a rising junior based in Chicago. He strongly believes in the power of presence, using his work to help build communities that empower each other. As the co-founder and leader of his organization called Words for Essential Workers, Tej works to spread kindness and offer support to frontline workers during the pandemic through the personal act of letter-writing. Words for Essential Workers has been able to send almost 4000 letters to 20 essential businesses and medical facilities, and this number keeps on growing. We discuss the experience of essential workers during the pandemic, the power of presence in making an impact, and why writing a letter can make such a big difference. Take a listen!
Words for Essential Workers: http://www.words4essentialworkers.org/
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