Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are core values at AFTER Magazine. We are committed to producing premium inclusive and equitable content in print, and on our digital channels and social media platforms. On all of our platforms, we reflect and celebrate the full range and diversity of the people who make up the world of food and drink, including women, men, and nonbinary people; people of all races, nationalities, religions, body types, genders, abilities, and ages; and members of the LGBTQ+ community. Our stories, recipes, and images must offer a welcoming, inclusive, entertaining, and respectful experience for diverse readers and viewers.
To help hold ourselves accountable to our diversity, inclusion, and equity goals, DEI goals are included in our official brand, department, and individual goal-setting and as part of performance reviews.
In summary, we are committed to the following values, processes and goals. More details on each focus area:
- Create More Inclusive Content
- Audit and Update Existing Content
- Diversify our Staff
- Host Inclusive Events
- Be A Strong Ally
- Monitory the response to our content and hold users to an inclusive standard
- Engage in inclusive hiring and content creation
We believe that every person’s story is their own and is valid, and that all people have the right to respect, inclusion and visibility. We hold our employees, freelancers and other team members to these standards and expect the people who participate in our community to be respectful and inclusive.