Breathing Better Together
NEVER STOP BREATHING is a research and praxis oriented movement that works to correct systemic inequality in health justice and eliminate disparities in health access and resources. We believe health equity is a human right and aim to highlight issues pertinent to the thriving of marginalized people. NSB draws upon the resilience and creativity of individuals and institutions to develop Ideas, Platforms, and Programs (IPPs) for local and global acts that result in flourishing communities. We provide information, resources and engagement platforms to answer systemic issues and areas of of concern with a C.A.R.E approach that aligns life-altering ideas and program development, implemented from a perspective of communal ownership. Our flagship program is the NSB 929 Project, a grassroots program customizable for community leaders and organizations to affect the lives of those they serve and interact with. The outcome is concrete action leading to quality of life and health improvement in opposition to inequity, indifference and inaction.
ingenuity, and overcoming. This has been the hallmark of our community's existence. As generations go by, we've held fast to our dreams of healing and restoration. While we treasure our capacity to endure, we are mindful to keep striving. NSB is yet another chapter in the book of our lives, as we cling to the torch our ancestors have passed on to us. On this page, you will find a wall of pictures and links to reflect upon. Our stories propel us forward as we work to find innovative ways to uplift communities. We are the change we have been waiting for, and hold the keys to our future.
Our Organization nurtures several projects and counting. Our flagship project is the NSB 929 Project. Why 929? It so happens to be the span of time Mr. George Floyd tried to breathe.This horrible event, etched into minds worldwide, gave way to movements and missions to make the world a better place. It became the very inspiration for creating the NSB organization which is built around the C.A.R.E. model of inspiring communities by providing a unique avenue to translate weeping into a call to action. To rise and challenge the trajectory of weary souls and tired feet; to identify areas of health inequity and develop a platform/action plan(s) to mitigate or eliminate it.
The NSB Blog is a space for communal breathing. It fosters and celebrates the work of inspiration, creativity, reflection, lament, meditation, and more, surrounding our experiences and realities. We will share with our readers the poignant thoughts of elders, scholars, clergy, and other thinkers past and present so that we may amplify our triumphs and challenges and breathe better together.
“Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.” —Langston Hughes