Wednesday, March 6, 2013

3/6/2013 Spread the Word to End the Word Day

Why Pledge?
The R-word is the word 'retard(ed)'. Why does it hurt? The R-word hurts because it is exclusive. It's offensive. It's derogatory.

Question: What is Spread the Word to End the Word?
Spread the Word to End the Word is an on-going effort to raise the consciousness of society about the dehumanizing and hurtful effects of the word "retard(ed)" and encourage people to pledge to stop using the R-word. The campaign is intended to get schools, communities and organizations to rally and pledge their support.

How to discuss the R-word with others.

Act Now!
Pledge your support to eliminate the demeaning use of the r-word.

                    TAKE THE PLEDGE NOW

What Can You Do Today?

In the News Check out some of the news highlights in the lead up to our big day of awareness. Share them with your social networks & friends!

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