Nicholas Luoma

Leah Rosin-Pritchard in her LinkedIn profile photograph.

'She was helping people'

Leah Rosin-Pritchard brought unconditional love and radical empathy to her work at Groundworks. Until our leaders listen — and then act to provide necessary services and programs — we will continue to see tragedies like this one.

This morning, I found out that Leah Rosin-Pritchard was beaten to death with a hatchet. The description I heard from an eyewitness was graphic and brutal.

I am shocked by this loss of life, and I am profoundly sad because I believe this was preventable. I will honor Leah and her radical empathy by telling parts of my own story as it relates to events and circumstances that led to this tragic incident.

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