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Pledge your support to eliminate the demeaning use of the R-Word. Why Pledge?

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  • I have worked at a special needs camp for the last 3 years so ending this word is something that i take pride in.

    Alexa , Marshall, Missouri
    560 hours ago

  • I pledge to stand for disability rights, see the ability, and give a voice to the voiceless.

    Eve Lampugnale, Marlborough, Connecticut
    587 hours ago

  • Having a daughter who teaches Special Education in our local high school, the "R" word is a No, No!

    Sandra Farris, Cuba, Missouri
    646 hours ago

  • It kills me when someone is talking to me and says the word. My friends know not to say it by me. Make a difference!

    Alex, Dolgner, Illinois
    685 hours ago

  • I pledge to challenge my classmates when I hear the word used and show the world that not all teenagers follow the crowd.

    Emma Hattersley, Brighton, United Kingdom
    779 hours ago

  • I promise to be creative with my vocabulary, and be vocal when others need to reconsider their word choice.

    Anne Blaine , Fredericksburg , Virginia
    783 hours ago

  • All people have feelings so STOP THINK and END the R-word

    Elizabeth, Herndon, Virginia
    830 hours ago

  • These words are not okay, and if myself or someone around me uses them I will address them without consideration.

    Tarrin , Pendleton , Indiana
    978 hours ago

  • I have supported people for 10 years! I pledge and support the elimination of the derogatory use of the r-word from everyday speech and promote the acceptance and inclusion of people with intellectual

    T'Ana Novy, Watertown , South Dakota
    991 hours ago

  • I have worked with special needs for four years now, and to know this word still exists, hurts myself and MANY others. I pledge and support the elimination of the derogatory use of the r-word from eve

    Ariel Sullivan, South Berwick, Maine
    4313 hours ago

  • I have taken the pledge before. In fact my son ran a Spread the Word campaign during his 8th grade year at Brown Barge Middle School and got 460 people to take the pledge in one day. Can't believe t

    Kim Stefansson, Pensacola, Florida
    4315 hours ago

  • My sister had PMG, Microcephaly and a lot of other thing and I hate it when people use the r-word because I feel like it is aimed straight at her. I pledge to never use the r-word. Ever.

    Lily Salazar, Topeka, Kansas
    4326 hours ago

  • I pledge and support the elimination of the derogatory use of the r-word from everyday speech and promote the acceptance and inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities. Plus I have autism and

    Katherine, Gierhahn, Illinois
    4330 hours ago

  • I pledge and support the elimination of the derogatory use of the r-word from everyday speech and promote the acceptance and inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities. The only R-word that sh

    Elleigh McDaniel, Lexington, United States
    4408 hours ago

  • I have a special needs sister, who is by far one of the most caring, loving people I have ever met, because of her I pledge and support the elimination of the derogatory use of the r-word from every

    Mitchell Tobin, Burlington, Canada
    4423 hours ago

  • Both my kids have exceptional needs and my nephew's. Most of my friends and their families have exceptional needs. I pledge and support the elimination of the derogatory use of the r-word from eve

    Joy Michaud, Moyock, North Carolina
    4447 hours ago

  • I pledge and support the elimination of the derogatory use of the r-word from everyday speech and promote the acceptance and inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities. My little brother is au

    Michael Lake, lebanon, Tennessee
    4453 hours ago

  • I pledge and support the elimination of the derogatory use of the r-word from everyday speech and promote the acceptance and inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities. I also pledge to start

    Samantha Mullins, Paradise, Texas
    4470 hours ago

  • For my old friend Lizzie. Who taught me that even with a disability, you can still take life by storm and be fantastic! She was nothing short of a great individual and friend. graduating high school w

    Chelsea Jones, Los Angeles, California
    4541 hours ago

  • I pledge and support the elimination of the derogatory use of the r-word from everyday speech and promote the acceptance and inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities. I hear it every day and

    Zoey, Haaland , Minnesota
    4558 hours ago

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