Guiding Principles and History
As concerned Ashland residents and leaders, we hereby affirm that:
We are a caring and supportive community where all are WELCOME and equal.
We will STAND UP as allies for our fellow residents should we witness words or acts of intolerance.
We will MODEL acceptance and kindness for our children.
We will commit to LEARN more about those with traditions or backgrounds different than our own.*
Response to Anti-Semitic
Creation of AiU
Volunteer residents, representatives of Town Hall, Schools, Police
Public Statement Issued
Signed by more than 200 citizens, businesses and community organizations*
Advocate for Inclusivity
Advocated for the Pride Flag at the Town Hall to celebrate Pride month (2018)
A public gathering to bring residents and town and state officials together
AiU as an Ally
#Standup Ashland 2021
A Sampling of our activities
Diwali workshop in Ashland Public Library
Breaking Bread and Baking Bread together
Screening of "Won't you be my neighbor"
Teas from Around the World
The Corner Spot
2018, 2019, 2020
Walk and Talk