As a community, we strive to create a more equitable, diverse, and inclusive research society. We acknowledge that the inclusion of diverse members’ experiences and perspectives is paramount to success in scientific studies of text and discourse. As such, we support practices that serve to better understand and directly address issues of race, culture, ethnicity, national origin, gender expression and identity, sexual orientation, generation, disability, privilege and power differentials, and other identities reflective of diverse populations. To this end, we will:
In this, we affirm our commitment to promote goals of cultural humility, mutual respect, and social justice.