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Pledge your support to eliminate the demeaning use of the r-word.
Each human is amazing and deserves respect for all types of differences.
Monson , Massachusetts
I pledge to stand up for those who can't do so for themselves.
West Chester, Pennsylvania
I hear it all the time at school and try to stop it but it's too much to handle alone.
Granite Town, Maryland
I have learned so much from my son and these special people. They are God's gift to the world.
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 disabil...
Atlanta , Georgia
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