OPEN TO ALL STATEMENT

Open to All® is a campaign to transform America towards a shared vision that everyone should be welcome regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, immigration status, religion or disability.

However, the hate violence and ongoing injustice experienced by the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community shows how far we still are from that ideal.

We denounce the senseless and heartbreaking violence towards the AAPI community, intensified by last week’s tragic murders in Atlanta. …


Last week, the Senate Judiciary Committee held the first hearing on the Equality Act, bipartisan legislation that would establish comprehensive nationwide protections for LGBTQ people in key areas of life. While this has been a priority for the LGBTQ movement for nearly 50 years, the bill would also expand protections for many other groups, including women, people of minority faiths, and people of color.

1) It provides critical tools to address widespread anti-LGBTQ discrimination. More than 1 in 3 LGBTQ people, including 62% of transgender people and 43% of LGBTQ people of color, experienced discrimination in the past year. …


Zero Discrimination Day and Open to All

Days of awareness are not merely about how far we have to go; they are also a celebration of how far we’ve come. The communities we’ve managed to impact in the interim, the conversations we’ve had about powerful current events and the relationships that we’ve been able to build despite our physical isolation from one another are worth elevating. As we celebrate Zero Discrimination Day and its call to “celebrate the right of everyone to live a full and productive life — and live it with dignity,” to push forward in the fight against discrimination of all kinds, we are…


Guest post by Muslim Advocates

It’s 2021. Companies across America have made incredible strides toward being inclusive of communities and it’s time to start being proactive about embracing American Muslims. This coming Ramadan is a great place to start, and we’ve got the tips and tools to help you acknowledge your American Muslim customers and employees this year.

  1. Don’t go at it alone. There are many independent efforts that your company can plug into without reinventing the wheel. The National Iftar gives companies a chance to celebrate online with American Muslims at one of the most established national Ramadan celebrations.
  2. Celebrate your employees and know…

The Knot Worldwide
The Knot Worldwide

Open to All is proud to announce The Knot Worldwide — the largest global digital wedding planning company — has joined Open to All and pledged to continue to reject discrimination and offer an inclusive wedding planning experience to everyone regardless of who they are, where they come from or who they love.

As couples plan for the happiest day of their lives, they shouldn’t be worried that they or their guests will be discriminated against or mistreated. Yet, couples face discrimination — and are even refused service — simply because of who they are and who they love…


Did you know?

Two in five U.S. retail shoppers have personally experienced unfair treatment on the basis of their race or skin tone. And Black, indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) shoppers are three times more likely than white shoppers to feel most often judged by their skin color and ethnicity.

These findings were revealed as part of a first-ever large-scale study on Racial Bias in Retail, commissioned by beauty retail giant and Open to All® member Sephora. The study found that racial bias in retail is pervasive for both shoppers and employees. The study also included actionable solutions for…


As 2020 — one of the toughest years in recent memory — draws to a close, we’re grateful to supporters like you, who have made this year a success despite the incredible and unprecedented challenges. This year, Open to All continued to grow, adding 200,000 new businesses, and we now have over half a million businesses who are committed to the vision and values of Open to All. It’s truly inspiring to see how our communities have come together to change the way we do business. Thank you for your commitment to being Open to All!

Open to All…


Today is Giving Tuesday, a day for individuals to support the organizations or movements they believe in.

This Giving Tuesday, support Open to All with a contribution of $50.

We’re asking you to join us, to be a part of the movement to change the way America does business. Never before have so many businesses and nonprofits joined together in a single, unified campaign that sends a message that everyone is welcome, valued and respected; and that when a business is open to the public, it should be open to all.

Did you know?

There are over 500,000 small businesses and large companies…


This Saturday, November 28 is Small Business Saturday—a day for consumers to shop small and support local businesses.

For many towns and cities, small businesses are a reflection of their community’s values and are a lynchpin for local economies. When consumers support small businesses, they’re investing in their neighbors, friends, and their futures.

In 2020, the coronavirus pandemic had a devastating impact across the globe. From millions of families impacted by illness, death, and unemployment—as well as businesses ravaged by the closures—the toll has been enormous.

And yet, despite these challenges, hundreds of thousands of businesses have joined Open to All and affirmed their commitment to being welcoming and inclusive. …


Despite the intensity of the past year—from the staggering toll of the global pandemic, the fractured and struggling economy, and the divisive political climate—we are seeing communities coming together in incredible ways. From the millions of families who continue to shelter-in-place and wear masks to keep friends and neighbors safe, to the outpouring of support for frontline workers, not to mention the overwhelming voter turnout in the most recent election, we are forging on to create a better future.

In the face of unprecedented challenges in 2020, businesses large and small are stepping up and doing their part. That’s why…

Open to All

At a time of deep divisions, we’re joining together from all walks of life and work to build a thriving and inclusive nation where all are welcome.

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