Contend has taken the In for 13 pledge and joined a range of dedicated advertising agencies on a mission to actionably address systemic racism and create equity in the advertising industry.
This requires transparency, action, listening and real change. Contend takes this commitment seriously. We are committed to ensuring that our agency is reflection of the society we live in.
Contend steps towards change:
- Ongoing companywide learning initiative covering education around systemic racism
- Skills training program to launch in late summer 2021
- Bachelors NOT mandatory to apply to Contend
- 2x per year, open intro days
- In for 13 Pledge