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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at is committed to doing the work:

Amplifying marginalized voices, diversifying our team as we grow, evaluating our partnerships, and pushing for change within the book industry. app


The inclusion of individuals from different backgrounds with a wide range of personal experiences, based on variables like gender, age, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical ability, geographic location, socioeconomic backgrounds, political leanings, religion, or other ideologies.

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The practice of treating everyone fairly by putting just and impartial processes/procedures in place, eliminating barriers that prevent people’s participation or success, and ensuring that everyone has equal access to resources.

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The actions taken to make sure each person’s individual perspective is respected and valued.

How we promote diversity, equity, and inclusion:

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Website features
We feature identity-based collections on our website as well as landing pages to uplift LGBTQIA+ and disabled communities. app

Audiobook Listening Copies
We strive for BIPOC author representation across our monthly ALC program, which leads to more exposure to booksellers, bookstagrammers, reviewers, news outlets, educators, librarians, and other bookish influencers.

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We continue to audit and update our technology and communications platforms to support accessibility for visually impaired, neurodiverse, and disabled individuals. Read more

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We feature BIPOC-operated bookstores and diverse booksellers on our social media channels and blog, and actively seek these voices out to share with the larger community.

We value transparency.

As a Social Purpose Corporation, we pursue both social and financial goals in the for-profit context, even if those social goals may at times conflict with the corporation’s financial interests. We release an annual report outlining our efforts and progress.

Social Purpose Annual Reports
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We actively work to ensure that we apply equitable processes to recruiting and hiring as we continue to grow.

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We strive to hear all voices.

We are always evolving the actions we embrace as a company, and we invite dialogue, questions, comments, and suggestions from our community.

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