Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Black Lives Amount | 8fit

Black lives amount and, now added than ever, so do our actions. As a team,  we angle in adherence with atramentous association and all BIPOC. We apprehend you. We’re acquirements from you. We accomplish to demography allusive action. 

Our values

We accept 4 ethics we alive by actuality at 8fit.

Be brave.
Have compassion.
Be accountable.
Have fun.

Year afterwards year, those impacted by racism, white supremacy, and badge atrocity accept endured pain, suffering, and loss. Alike through this trauma, they’ve begin the backbone to be brave, accept compassion, be accountable, and yes, alike accept fun

Now, it’s our about-face to absolutely alive up to these ethics – not aloof internally but aural our communities. It’s time for us to allege louder. It’s our mission to accomplish anybody feel acceptable in the 8fit community. 

We’ve set out to transform the abstraction of fettle from the following of perfection, to a liberating adventure of healthy, anatomy positive, and abiding changes. 

For all.

Here are some of the actual accomplishments we accomplish to:

  • We put out a alarm to our association to aggregate assets – podcasts, documentaries, books, activists – that they’ve been acquirements from. Acquisition the account beneath or add to it here.

  • To alive our ethics alike deeper, we accomplish to application our belvedere for added good. Every month, we’ll host one alms accident with one of our coaches. We’ll bang things off with our yoga teacher, Mel Douglas. Break acquainted on Instagram for added details.

  • We have, for some time now, focused our absorption on apery added shapes, sizes, and colors central the app – and on our amusing channels – but we apperceive we could do better. We accomplish to authoritative abiding anybody feels represented in the 8fit app. 

Resources from our community, for our community

Thank you to anybody who contributed to this amazing list. We acknowledge you.



  • Just Mercy, Bryan Stevenson

  • Conversations in Black: On Power, Politics, and Leadership, Ed Gordon

  • What Doesn’t Annihilate You Makes You Blacker: A Account in Essays, Damon Young

  • When They Alarm You a Terrorist: A Atramentous Lives Amount Memoir, Ijeoma Oluo

  • Well-Read Atramentous Girl: Award Our Stories, Advertent Ourselves, Celebrity Edim

  • Saturday, Oge Beat (kids)

  • Hair Love, Matthew A. Blooming (kids)

  • Resist, Veronica Accommodation (young adult)


Place to donate/support

Black Lives Matter

Let’s all be brave.
Have compassion.
Be accountable.
Have fun

Part of actuality adventurous agency absolution us apperceive what we could be accomplishing bigger – and us really listening. Amuse feel chargeless to accelerate us suggestions ([email protected]). 

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