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Our Pledge To End Racism

In June 2020 AMSN released a statement stating our commitment to end racism, in which there were four actions AMSN committed to undertake related to acknowledgement, engagement, advancing policy and educating nurses. We pledge to do our part to end racism. We recognize that racism harms people, health care and health. As we move forward, we invite you to join us in our pledge to end racism. We invite to share your pledge with us, to engage with us in committing to do all we can do to stop racism. View the AMSN Discrimination and Violence Statement.

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In June 2020 AMSN released a statement, in which there were four actions AMSN committed to undertake related to acknowledgement, engagement, advancing policy and educating nurses. We pledge to do our part to end racism. We recognize that racism harms people, health care and health. As we move forward, we invite you to join us in our pledge to end racism. We invite you to share your pledge with us, to engage with us in committing to do all we can do to stop racism. View

the AMSN Discrimination and Violence Statement.

Take the Pledge!

Please to submit a pledge.
I pledge to build a better tomorrow whereby all people are treated with dignity and respect. I will strive to "get in good trouble, necessary trouble" to stamp out racist behavior whenever encountered or wherever I witness it!
Kim
Kim
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I will support my family and friends who experience racism in order to help them effect change. I will strive to treat every person with equal love and compassion.
Mary Steffens
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I pledge to love and respect everyone equally as created in the perfect image of God. I stand with you!
Sarah
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I recognize that we are all connected through our humanity and I will great and care for each person as my brother and sister.
Patricia
I pledge to learn more about racism and to stand for those that are suffering because of others.
Sharon
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I pledge to work to become better informed about racism by reading and discussions and to share this knowledge. I will work to uncover and address my unconscious biases. I will not shy away from difficult or uncomfortable topics of discussions related to racism and privilege. I will speak up.
Robin Hertel
I am listening to voices like Zerlina Maxwell, and reading Ta-Nehisi Coates so I can grasp other perspectives. I am speaking out on Social Media when racist memes are posted. I strive to be anti-racist with patients, colleagues, and in the virtual world.
Alice
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I pledge to be unbiased towards all individuals no matter what their race, religion, culture or sexuality is. I will speak up to those that have prejudice remarks and educate my children on the importance of ending racism.
Kristina
Report if l see any activity of racism at my work place
Esenam
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I pledge to be the change I want to see by offering hope, positivity, knowledge, and advocacy.
Portia Zaire
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I pledge to continue to speak up and against racism, implicit bias and microaggressions. I pledge to not only protest but take action against racisim within my organization and community.
Consuela Johnson
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I will do my best to recognize my own unconscious bias with every decision I make. I will consider DEI in all aspects of AMSN/MSNCB business and will ensure we dismantle any systemic bias within our organization. I will continue to speak out and be an ally.
Terri Hinkley
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I pledge to put myself in my someone else’s shoes to help me gain understanding of how a situation affects them and help me serve people better.
Danielle
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Be active in standing with, and working for, those affected instead of just standing by.
Breanne
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Have open discussion, educate myself/others and when I see something say something. It takes all of us.

Love over fear!
Racquell
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I pledge to end racism in our profession and in my life!
Roberta
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I am pledging to end racism by educating those who have a difference in opinion of individuals of a different race than they are. Spreading love and educating others will be something that I will be dedicated to ending racism.We can all do our part if we work together.
Lecreisha
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I pledge to be alert for hateful words and actions and to speak out against them. We must speak out against racism and hatred to exemplify all the best that we know our country can be. There is no place within the healthcare community for racism and hate.
Kelly Skinner, NOVA President
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Learning from the people who are directly affected by racism on what can be done better.
Crystal
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I pledge to educate myself about matters of racism and pursue conversations around injustice with those directly affected by it. I also pledge to continue to be aware of my unconscious biases and privilege.
Jacqueline Savalle
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I pledge to treat people equally and not judge persons on their race, culture, religion, sexuality, or gender.
Cheryl
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I pledge to treat everyone with respect and dignity. I pledge to remain educated on racism and pursue conversations around injustice and stand up for everyone to be treated equally.
Jody
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Always treating everyone the way I want to be treated.
Isha
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Treat all equally. Be present and listen. Take into consideration where each person is coming from.
Paula