When I think of community and belonging, I think of a place where I can be myself without worry of judgement or rejection. A place I feel welcomed, accepted, and loved. It’s a place that promotes my growth, pushing me out of my comfort zone to help me become a better version of myself, but also nourishing my spirit with love and support when I’m feeling down. I think of my community as a place where I can share my interests and dreams with others without criticism. [...]