How to promote solidarity this Christmas?

Luc Williams

Christmas is the perfect time to gather with our loved ones, celebrate the blessings we receive during the year and, especially, encourage solidarity actions in our community.

While it is important to enjoy the Christmas Eve dinner dishes and gifts, it is also vital to remember why we gather and celebrate this season: to experience peace and hope and pass them on to everyone around us.

In this article, we will share with you some ways you can foster solidarity and live the spirit Christmas. Read on and learn how you can make your community a warmer and more welcoming place this holiday season.

Solidarity at Christmas: more than a tradition

It is no coincidence that solidarity is one of the most important values ​​of the Christmas season. After all, these holidays are the time with the greatest number of solidarity actions in all yearand the thing is that people We tend to give more when we feel happier and fulfilled..

When we gratefully remember all the blessings and gifts we receive throughout the year, it is inevitable to ask ourselves how we can share what we have and generate a social impact.

Historically, this spirit has inspired initiatives such as those of the United Nations General Assembly, which, in 2005, proclaimed the December 20th As the International Day of Human Solidarity. In an effort to celebrate unity, diversity and fight injustice, the UN reminds us all, from governments to individuals, of our responsibility to foster solidarity in our community.

Our country is no stranger to putting solidarity actions into practice, both nationally and internationally. In fact, the National Civic Culture Survey (ENCUCI) 2020 reported that he 82% of the Mexican population over 15 years of age has carried out at least one altruistic or supportive action in their life. And yet, it is evident that there is still a long way to go to achieve equity and a positive social impact for all people.

Small Gestures, Big Changes: Acts of Christmas Kindness

So, you may be wondering what we can do to promote solidarity actions. Remember that big changes started with ideas and small actions that grew to become causes of social impact.

The Universidad Anáhuac Querétaro community knows firsthand that there is no single way we can help those around us. That is why, through ASUA “Social Action of the Anáhuac University”we offer our students the opportunity to participate in various activities that solve social problems of their community, through their professions and skills.

ASUA has 20 different programs that promote social commitment, as part of comprehensive training. This season, Christmas solidarity actions are just some of the more than 120 activities that participating students carry out throughout the semester.

This year, several events were held to thank the campus maintenance workers. Among them, the program “ASUA for ours” an inn for them and their families, as well as different activities and games for their children, who also received clothes and toys.

In addition, the program also carried out the campaign “Your hands through mine,” in which more than 80 groceries were collected for the workers.

From our community to the rest of the world

Christmas reminds us that, despite our differences, we all live on the same Earth, breathe the same air and need each other.

Promoting solidarity at Christmas is just one of the many ways we can contribute to make this world a better place for everyone. For this reason, the community of the Universidad Anáhuac Querétaro wishes you happy holidays and invites you to live solidarity from today.

Learn more and join the ASUA programs. Enjoy a Merry Christmas in the company of your loved ones!


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