DoorDash Donates $1 Million Dollars to Fight for Racial Justice
Tony Xu, CEO and co-founder of DoorDash pledges $1 million in the fight for racial justice. The company, in partnership with their Black@DoorDash Employee Resource Group (ERG), intends to take the following actions toward solidarity:
- UTILIZE its platforms (DoorDash & Caviar) to empower Black-owned businesses and Black entrepreneurs.
- DONATE $1 million dollars ($500,000 to Black Lives Matter, $500,000 to a developing fund directed by the Black@DoorDash ERG to support state and local organizations).
- CREATE a platform (Dashers of Color Council) to discuss issues facing Black Dashers, including safety and access.
- SUPPORT policies against racism and those that work to reduce police violence.
- WORK with experts to “combat implicit or explicit bias on our platform.”
- HOLD themselves accountable for increasing diversity in company leadership.
Tammie has been with VegOut since its inception. Managing Editor and Maggie’s mom, she’s a former psychology professor who packed up her life and moved across the country from Michigan to California to follow a dream. Indie author, Mother Teresa-wannabe, and vegan for 18 years, she’s a big dreamer with a master’s degree in Developmental Psychology and an educational focus on well-being and thriving. When she’s not working through hyphens and commas, you’ll find her strategizing how to right the inequities of the world.
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