Call Me Out Campaign
This Campaign is a social accountability pledge, a commitment to ongoing self-reflection and the creation of an inclusive environment. Participants in this pledge acknowledge their responsibility to be aware of their actions and words, inviting others to hold them accountable when they fall short. The goal is to foster a culture where individuals actively engage in introspection, learn from mistakes, and work collectively towards maintaining an inclusive and respectful space for everyone involved.
Receiving feedback is pivotal for fostering sustainable change in society and dismantling biases ingrained in our perspectives. Constructive feedback serves as a mirror, reflecting our actions and biases, offering invaluable insights into areas that require improvement. Embracing feedback facilitates continuous self-reflection, enabling individuals to challenge preconceptions and broaden their understanding. In the collective pursuit of societal progress, feedback acts as a catalyst for positive change, encouraging individuals to recognize and rectify biases that may perpetuate inequality or exclusion. By actively seeking and embracing feedback, we embark on a journey of self-awareness and transformation, contributing to the creation of a more equitable and inclusive society.
This pledge also provides a valuable opportunity for individuals to practice effective communication when they feel offended. By openly acknowledging the potential for misunderstandings and hurtful remarks, participants navigating these situations with support and effectiveness. This aspect of the pledge encourages the development of strong communication skills, fostering an environment where individuals can express their concerns without fear of defensiveness to negativity. It highlights the pledge's role not only in accountability but also in promoting healthy and constructive dialogue within the community.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
Download the Campaign Image, the Handbook, and the caption if you'd like. In the Handbook, you will find information about the Campaign, tips on how to give & receive feedback, and the research that supports this type of communication as KEY to de-biasing society. Read through the Handbook and share with your employees if you are a business. Then, post the image to your social media accounts with the hashtag #callmeout. Check out @thefemishorg for more social images to share!
(I am/We're) proud to share that (I am/[Business Name] ) (is) wholeheartedly embracing the 'Call Me Out' pledge, created by @thefemishorg 🤝✨ What does this mean? It's about fostering a culture where accountability and inclusivity thrive. It's about social accountability, actively inviting feedback, learning from it, and working together to create positive change. Why is it important? Because it's not just about words, it's about action. It's about recognizing biases, embracing constructive dialogue, and creating a space where everyone feels respected and valued. Check out the Handbook at www.femish.org/callmeout for the Campaign’s Policy, and suggestions on how to give & receive feedback for a healthy and productive conversation.
Join us on this journey toward a brighter, more inclusive future! #CallMeOut #Accountability #Inclusivity #PositiveChange"
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