AwareNow: Issuu 17: The United Edition

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UNITED is a state we need to achieve.

United means different things to different people, ‘united’ to me means a commitment to collaboration with shared empathy and compassion. I feel we have become a ‘me first’ society, and it’s been that way for far too long. Now is the time for change.

More than ever people seek the easy road. While the problems we face are not easy, they are easy to see and right before us: equal rights, social stigmas, racial inequity and environmental issues… just to list a few.

To pretend that everyday life can go on the same way as it always has is not an option. Again, the change that’s needed isn’t an easy undertaking, but if UNITED, it’s possible to overcome. With Pride Month coming to an end, I feel it’s truly just a beginning. I remain proud of the changes we’ve seen, encouraged by the path we are on, and hopeful about what’s possible.

To claify, this isn’t about ‘some’ of us. It’s about the ‘sum’ of us.

Please remember the following as Thavius Beck reminds us in ‘To Make Manifest’

Thoughts determine what we want.

Actions determine what we get

Think, Act, Now ALLIÉ McGUIRE

Editor In Chief & Co-Founder of Awareness Ties

Allié is a Taurus. She started her career in performance poetry, then switched gears to wine where she made a name for herself as an online wine personality and content producer. She then focused on original content production under her own label The Allié Way™ before marrying the love of her life (Jack) and switching gears yet again to a pursue a higher calling to raise awareness and funds for causes with Awareness Ties™.

Connect with Allié on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/alliemerrick JACK McGUIRE

Production Manager & Co-Founder of Awareness Ties

Jack is a Gemini. He got his start in the Navy before his acting and modeling career. Jack then got into hospitality, focusing on excellence in service and efficiency in operations and management. After establishing himself with years of experience in the F&B industry, he sought to establish something different… something that would allow him to serve others in a greater way. With his wife (Allié), Awareness Ties™ was born.

Connect with Jack on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/jack-mcguire-609339186

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