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Artsakh Strong

Armenia Artsakh Strong

Artsakh Strong

I have always been vocal about my political beliefs and firmly believe it is important to voice your opinion, especially in times of injustice. But please do not be confused. The Armenian issue is not a political one, it is a humanitarian one.  Armenia was one of the oldest countries to adopt Christianity as its own religion and to practice it as such. As a result, Armenia has been met with violence and aggression from opposing forces since the very beginning of its conception.   In 1915, amidst World War 1, the Ottoman Empire sought out to destroy Armenia, for...

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BYS x Yeti

Climate Change Enviromental Crisis plastic bottle recycled bottle water Yeti

BYS x Yeti

It’s difficult and it doesn’t feel right writing this at a time like today. We’ve been holding to this idea for a few months now and would like to let it go and put it out there. It is not our intention to drive away awareness from this global pandemic or social injustice towards black and minorities. I first want to acknowledge and want to thank all the essential workers and peaceful protestors that are risking their life every day for the well being of others.  A few months ago, I had a conversation with my friend Alia about the...

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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

We at BYS believe that to be silent is to be complicit. We believe that we all have a moral obligation to speak up when you see something that’s not right. Like the quote by Desmond Tutu that we used in one of our tee shirts, “if you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.” Lets support our black brothers by protesting, donating, and showing awareness. 

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Inland Empire: COVID-19

Covid-19

Hello South Ontario, As we go through this difficult time as a community, we at BYS want to help the city of Ontario and other cities in the Inland Empire. We are offering transportation to kids that depend on school lunches and have no means of transportation during serving hours. We are also offering assistance with groceries including: beans, cereal, dairy, juice, rice, water, etc. to low-income families. Please don’t hesitate to email us at info@bysbeyourself.com if you need assistance as described above. If you know anyone that is in need, feel free to forward them our information. We are...

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My Body, My Choice

Abortion

As most of you know by now, Governor Kay Ivey of Alabama signed Wednesday, May 15th the most expansive ban on abortions into law -- the “Alabama Human Life Protection Act.” This antichoice bill makes no exception for victims of rape or incest. The bill was approved Tuesday, May 14th by Alabama’s senate with the support of 25 white, Republican men.  We at BYS would like to help any young women who are unsure whether they may be pregnant with a free gynecologist doctor’s visit. If you are pregnant and want to explore options or are unsure on what to...

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