JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Jacksonville man has give you a artistic option to get folks to cease and take into consideration social equality.
He’s placing quotes like “It’s simpler to construct sturdy youngsters than to restore damaged males” by Frederick Douglas and different well-known figures all through historical past, on shirts to unfold messages of equality.
He calls them “Social EqualiTees” and hopes to get others to unfold constructive messages, with out saying a phrase.
“All of those quotes are over 100 years previous. They stood the take a look at of time as a result of they rang true,” stated Lou Valliere, Social Equalities Founder.
He sells t-shirts which can be making folks cease to suppose and examine social equality.
“Simply attempting to get folks to conscious as a result of once you see this, I can say this all day to folks nevertheless it’s not going to have an effect essentially but when I’m carrying it, they’re going to learn it. It’s large enough to face out, they’re going to say what are you carrying? It’s going to have a constructive influence or no influence, it’s as much as the person,” stated Valliere.
The shirts function quotes, within the form of a cease signal.
Valliere says he used to place motivational quotes on calendars and ship them to his grandchildren however discovered shirts can present the identical type of encouragement with extra visibility.
He says elevating consciousness on this challenge, is a prime precedence particularly for the occasions we’re navigating via.
“We’ve had social strife without end. There’s at all times been tribalism. Me vs. them or us vs. them kinds of conditions. And I feel we now have to appreciate we’re one folks. We’re one folks on this world, the best asset any nation has are its folks,” stated Valliere, “So long as you will have strife and division, the folks aren’t going to make as a lot progress. If we’re all pulling collectively it’s lots simpler. You realize many arms make the work liter.”
He hopes, despite the fact that the concept is easy, the messages will spark a long-lasting change. Valliere sells the shirts on his website, GuideALife.com
He has variations particularly for youngsters and infants and in addition has a motivational schooling pamphlet able to obtain on his web site as nicely.
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