Mar 8, 2021

Do You Have An Anti-Racism Pledge?

I’ve been getting asked to help some clients create an Anti-Racism pledge / inclusion statement lately, and here’s the deal with that…

I can’t.

This is something you have to write yourself. There is not a template you can just plug-n-play—that would defeat the purpose.

But there ARE some resources that can help you get started.

— Go to Rachel Rodgers’ Instagram and scroll through her story highlights until you find “The Pledge.” All the info you need is in there.

— You can watch her Town Hall & download a PDF of The Pledge on her website, helloseven.co.

— Be honest about where you are now & what you’re realistically doing.

— Be specific about the actual things you’re doing or plan to do.

— Acknowledge where you still have work to do. (And don’t just say, “I still have work to do;” try to be honest about the ideas, spaces, and advantages you have that still contribute to wh*te supremacy.

I have a Google doc with all this written out. DM me & I’ll share it.

Do *you* have an anti-racism pledge? I’d love to see it.

Samantha Pollack

About Sam

Samantha Pollack writes creative copy (mostly emails) for feminist companies and/or thought leaders who are working to build a fairer, more connected culture. She’s also the founder of The Highly Sensitive Entrepreneur, a 6-week course that helps HSP business owners create healthier, more sustainable systems in their work. 

She publishes frequent essays on feminism, privilege, pop culture, entrepreneurship, the creative process, and more on her website, cultofpersonality.co. She currently lives in Asheville, NC, and while she can *technically* work from anywhere, she prefers her adventures laptop-free.

Emails for cult thought leaders.

(Personality included.)

Want to learn how to craft emails that inspire action and engagement WITHOUT the “tried and true” (cough: patriarchal) norms we’ve all been taught?

I’m doing it, and I can show you how to do it, too.

(But sometimes, I also like to write about the books I’m reading, or the creative process, or the entrepreneurial experience, or why I hate Steve Jobs, or how I met my BFF. I’ll send you emails like that, too.)

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*Just kidding. It’s only an email list.

Interested in working together?