It is with great joy and pride that I raise my voice today to celebrate the courage we have mustered and all we have achieved together since last May. We—as individuals, as an association, and as a profession—have much to celebrate. The boldness of our voices has begun to create the change so desperately needed throughout healthcare—in our work environments and in the lives of our patients and their families.

These nurses are real people. Human. Everyday nurses like you and me. They’re not superwomen. They weren’t born without fear. Each one would tell you she wasn’t a pro at speaking up. Yet, they didn’t let fear get in the way of bravely advocating for what they saw as the right thing to do. Lisa, Cindy, and Susan are committed to using their voices and their knowledge to create...

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