Much of the “being” of others (including myself), is covered up by layers of hurt, fear and insecurities. So rather than being who we really are, we live out of who we think we should be. The person who is a jerk to others and the person who is afraid of social situations are, in actuality, not being themselves. Their real self is just being covered up with conditioned, fear-based thinking.
It's said that once you become aware of an issue, you become involved. This is the story of teacher and activist, Sofia Gonzalez. She shares her story on how the loss of her high school students to gun violence birth in her an organization called Project 214.