San Francisco, CA, 11th October 2022, ZEXPRWIRE, Lorenza Lombana is a bilingual tutor who believes in the power of education to create social change. In her presentation, “Getting Started on Social Justice,” she explores ways that individuals and companies can take the first steps towards making a difference in their communities.
Lombana provides concrete examples of how people can become more engaged in the world around them for meaningful impact. Her presentation is a valuable resource for anyone who wants to make a difference but doesn’t know where to start.
Lorenza Lombana understands social justice better than most. She has seen first-hand how valuable it is for everyone involved – not just those directly impacted by discrimination, to understand different cultures and backgrounds. “It’s so important for us all to come together,” says Lombana, “and learn about each other so that we can create a more inclusive society.”
In addition to promoting diversity awareness, Lombana believes in the importance of self-care. “We need to look out for one another,” she says, “and take care of ourselves if we want to change our world.”
Lombana proposes ways individuals can promote social justice, including standing up against discrimination and bigotry in all forms. This includes speaking out against hateful speech and actions, as well as refusing to participate in activities or support businesses that discriminate against certain groups of people.
She also proposes supporting organizations and courses that work to promote social justice. Support could include donating money or time to local organizations that provide social services, advocacy for marginalized groups, or supporting national organizations working to advance civil rights.
Lombana adds that educating oneself and others about social injustice is essential. This includes learning about the history and current reality of discrimination and oppression faced by marginalized groups, as well as sharing this information with others. Another of her points is working to create more inclusive environments. This could involve serving on a diversity committee at work or school, mentoring someone from a different background than your own, or simply being an ally to marginalized groups in your everyday life.
Finally, she recommends voting for politicians who support social justice initiatives and policies. This includes voting for candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to equality and equity and supporting ballot measures that advance civil rights or provide needed resources to disadvantaged communities. “Individuals have the power to make a difference in the fight for social justice. You can help create a more just and equitable world for all people by taking action in even one of these areas.” Says Ms. Lombana.
Lorenza Lombana is a dual language and bilingual teacher who has taught elementary school for the last three years. She is a liberal arts graduate from the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas. Lombana credits her success as a teacher to her love for the job and the interpersonal experience she gained working at different companies before becoming a teacher. In addition to teaching, Lombana is also a philanthropist who has donated time and resources towards causes like volunteering her services at the anti-trafficking alliance. Lombana is also an avid supporter of social justice initiatives. Her commitment to teaching and helping others makes her an exemplary educator and role model.