My Diversity-Equity-Inclusion Ally Pact
I know I have blind spots
-the inability to see what I’m doing might be harmful to someone-
I know I have tough spots
-the natural resistance to input that suggests my behavior conflicts with my intention-
I know I have blank spots
-a lack of data and knowledge about crucial differences in social advantages and disadvantages between myself and others-
I know I have work to do
I promise to do the work I need to do to see my biases, spare you my defensiveness, and educate myself in order to be the most effective writer, reader, and friend I can be.
I hope you will always feel entitled to let me know if my blind, tough, or blank spots ever cause you to feel anything less than respected or included by me. I promise to always do my best to receive your notice of my mistakes with humility and gratitude.
You can contact me at MannyLikesSims at gmail.com.
Adapted from carloshoyt.com