Welcoming all immigrants and races
Strong communities require different backgrounds, perspectives, and inclusion.
Our employees represent more than 70 countries, and riders and drivers on the Uber platform still more than that. We publicly support policies that help promote diversity and inclusion in the countries where Uber is available. Our stance is clear in our Community Guidelines: racism and discrimination have no place on our platform. We take complaints of this behavior very seriously and are committed to taking swift and firm action. There’s just no other way to move forward.
Uber for everyone
Many riders, drivers, and Uber employees are immigrants—and we support them, as we did in these efforts:
Standing up for drivers affected by the travel ban
We pledged $3 million to support drivers affected by the decision in the US. They were offered free legal help, and nearly 500 reached out for assistance. Through our efforts, 26 drivers were reunited with family members separated by the travel ban, and Uber flew 68 people to reunite them with their families in the US.
The Mercury News, March 20, 2017
Supporting equal rights in Charlottesville
In addition to sending a message of support and solidarity to all US-based riders and drivers in light of what happened in Charlottesville in August 2017, we made a contribution to the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Anti-Defamation League.
Helping reunited families at the US border
Among other actions, our CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi, dispatched the company’s legal team to partner with law firms focused on pro bono work to help separated families. Adds FWD.us President Todd Schulte: “Uber’s commitment in the fight to keep families together will allow many families to travel together to their next destination.”
Uber Community Guidelines
We put our Community Guidelines in place to help ensure a respectful, safe environment for all drivers and riders.
We will continue to find opportunities to show our dedication to equality for all people, regardless of race or ethnicity. We will act swiftly and decisively to uphold our Community Guidelines, which contains our policy against discrimination of any kind. That includes banning access to the app.