19/2/2022 0 Comments
The best place to start creating social justice is in your own community. We can each advocate for more justice in the wider world, but justice truly begins at home.
For example, if you are young, you might begin by learning to accompany groups of pre-youth (11–14 years old) to strengthen their characters and help them discover the satisfaction that comes from acts of service to the community.
Or perhaps you could organize a children’s class in your neighborhood to teach ethics and virtues to the next generation. The Baha’is have excellent training programs for both of these community-based social justice initiatives that have proven their worth around the world:
Bahá’ís of Botswana
Bahá’í communities are working together with their neighbours and friends to promote and contribute to the well-being and progress of society. In urban centres and rural villages, in homes and schools, citizens of all backgrounds, classes and ages are participating in a dynamic pattern of life, taking part in activities which are, at once, spiritual, social and educational.