The Compassionate Pledge

I pledge to be Open-. Open to new ideas; Open to the future; Open to talent in all its shapes, sizes, and colors; Open to people from around the world; Open to the contributions that businesses and nonprofits and the arts and wacky entrepreneurs make to our community; Open to the Future.

By signing this pledge, I commit to Open myself to learning about other cultures. I commit to speak up when others talk down about cultural or minority groups. I commit to giving a part of my time, energy, or treasure to burnishing Greater Lafayette's reputation as a place that's great for all people.

lf l serve in a leadership role, I recommit to our unwritten vows of cooperation and collaboration, knowing that Greater Lafayette's strength is working together, across the Wabash, shoulder to shoulder.

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