“Let America be America again. The land it has never been yet. And yet must be. The land where every man is free.”
– Langston Hughes
Total Human Optimization is the official mission statement at Onnit. But Onnit’s uses another phrase that has become Onnit’s unofficial mission statement: “Por El Bien De Todos,” which translates to “For the Good of All.”
Yes, Onnit is a fitness lifestyle brand, but we go beyond that. Onnit is dedicated to helping its followers and customers be the best they can be by improving their health, performance, and wellness, and that includes their mental, social, and spiritual development.
We started Onnit because he wanted to change the world. And now, more than ever, the world needs changing. The loss of far too many Black lives to list has left our nation anguished and outraged. More than 1,000 people are killed by police every year in America, and Black people are three times more likely to be killed than White people. While now is a time for grief and anger, it is also a time for resolve. We can take steps and make reforms to combat police violence and systemic racism within law enforcement.
We’re inspired by those protesting for accountability and change, especially in the face of a pandemic. If you feel the same, see the resources we’ve collected below to learn about police violence and antiracism. We have also listed actions you can take to encourage reform, from organizations that have been working on these issues at the local and national level for years.
You don’t have to be a full-time activist to contribute to systemic cultural change. It’s not a single act but an ongoing practice. And it’s For the Good of All.
Learn about police violence and antiracism in America.
Take steps and lend support to encourage reform.
Below is a list of organizations working on the front lines to help create equality.
TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF
Finally, don’t underestimate the impact you can have in your very own home. These are certainly trying times, and self-care is also important to stay strong and focused. Here are some free and confidential resources which can be accessed 24/7.