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By Sarah Attwood, SCU junior from Phoenix, Ariz.
It was a bit surreal boarding a plane this past January to New Orleans—a cultural, spiritual, and musical icon of our country—for a Santa Clara immersion trip. Yet being there was a necessary reminder of the many social injustices that lie hidden in our own schools, neighborhoods, and cities. We often leave the country to open our eyes to the reality of injustice when it is far too often right at our doorstep. Three moments I will remember most from my experience include:
These experiences will always stay with me—reminding me that we cannot forget those affected by this tragedy, for they have experienced more desperation than we could ever fathom. We must simply help rebuild the things they’ve had to so courageously “let go of.”