By now you have heard the news. You know that Donald Trump is our President-Elect. In one of the largest political upsets and tense presidential races in history, Donald Trump has won and will be inaugurated on January 20, 2017. Right now, our country appears divided and tensions are higher than ever. Words are being said and actions are being taken that cannot be undone. Pre-Check would like to take this time to request that you, your friends, and your family stand united and as one.
Now more than ever it is important to commit acts of love and kindness in the wake of what divides the American people. Share a positive attitude and mindset with all you encounter and spread optimism. Our country needs its citizens united and strong regardless of what the future holds. Let's take a look at a few words and actions of encouragement, put together by Good Housekeeping despite what side of the political spectrum you fall on:
1. Amid the negative conversations about immigrants, Ilhan Oma, a former refugee from Somalia, was elected a state representative in Minnesota - the first refugee to win elected office in the United States.
Source: Ilhan Omar
2. Remember who YOU are. With all the noise, it's easy to focus on others - their words, their decisions, their actions. But you know who you are and what you value. Cling to that.
Source: Dawn Richards
3. Focus on your family. Work to build the kind of world your children deserve, regardless of who you voted for.
Source: Kid President