Your cart
Close Alternative Icon
Down Arrow Icon
Bag Icon
Close Icon
Down Arrow Icon

Commitment to Action

Arrow Thin Left Icon Arrow Thin Right Icon
Commitment to Action

Silent Book Club is an anti-racist organization. We are committed to actively dismantling systemic racism through our brand and activities.

Publishing is a largely homogenous industry, with systems and structures in place that limit access and opportunity, which is reflected in who ends up as published authors: largely white and female. We see ourselves in these numbers, and we aim to dismantle systemic racism with the following commitments:

  • Promote BIPOC-owned bookstores, writers, publishers, and other creators through our social channels, website, contests, and events. Commission and pay BIPOC artists for design work. 
  • Maintain and enforce anti-racist guidelines in our online community, and with chapter organizers.   
  • Advocate for voting rights and political engagement, and encourage voting within our community. Personally support anti-racist policies and politicians. 
  • Ensure diversity on our moderation team, including BIPOC and non-US representation. Currently 3/9 of our team is non-white and 2/9 are based outside of the US. 

We also commit to performing an audit of our platforms and activities bi-annually, and updating this page on the same timeframe. 

Related reading

Thank you to Ada of Chuan Skincare for inspiration and framing.