We were shocked, but not surprised, by the horrific hate-driven violence in Charlottesville and the motivations behind it. We reject hatred, racism, white supremacy, and white nationalism. Sadly, the violence and unrest perpetrated this weekend reminds us that what happened in Charlottesville could happen at any moment anywhere in the United States. Every city, every community in our nation is vulnerable as we are living at a time when hate groups, who have a long history of discriminatory policies on their side, have been emboldened by the divisive words and inactions of political leaders whose responsibility is to ensure justice and safety for all—including communities of color and Native American communities, people who are LGBTQ+, low-income communities and people living in poverty, people of various faiths, and immigrants. Both the hate and the devastating outcomes of the ‘Unite the Right’ rally are politically unacceptable and deeply personal to all of us.