My daughter who asked me "Why does he hate Muslims?" on seeing the future President call to shut down Muslim immigration. She dismissed him: 'He doesn't need to be part of the conversation.'
I recognized my privilege as a practicing lawyer, in good health, with a family and a community behind me.
I needed to connect with people, activists, advocates, policymakers. I needed to understand the narratives and counternarratives. So I shifted the trajectory of my small practice. Advocacy became part of our baseline representation.
And we're our worst when we don't remember. #HolocaustMemorialDay