Eventbrite has canceled multiple conservative events, including many events for Matt Walsh, due to "hate speech." However, Eventbrite promoted Black Lives Matter (BLM) rallies and protests. The company does not corporately fund ideological causes or organizations. Eventbrite does not protect against viewpoint discrimination. For these reasons, Eventbrite receives a "High Risk" rating.
Has denied service to customers, suppliers, or vendors due to their political views or religious beliefs OR corporately boycotts, divests, or sanctions regions, people groups, or industries.
Eventbrite removed Matt Walsh’s “What is a Woman?” event from its platform, stating that the event had violated its terms (1)(2). Eventbrite canceled payments for an event with conservative filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza for “spreading misinformation (3). Eventbrite also de-platformed an event held by The American Conservative about COVID-19 vaccines (4). Eventbrite has also canceled the American Constitutional Rights Union and Women for America First (5)(6). Eventbrite canceled its hosting page for another Matt Walsh event at Stanford University on February 27, 2023 (7).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Eventbrite does not give to charity or have a charitable giving policy.
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Eventbrite does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Eventbrite promoted protests and rallies for BLM (1). Eventbrite advocates for LGBTQ promotion, the #HireBlack initiative, and other DEI causes (2). On Mother’s Day, Founder and CEO Julia Hartz tweeted, “As we honor from who we came today, I’m personally reflecting on the power and privilege of choice. To all the incredible partners lauding their mothers and loved ones today, thank you for joining us in ensuring our daughters will have the power and privilege of choice (3).” Eventbrite supported the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, which would federalize elections (4).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Eventbrite has not corporately funded ideological organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
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March 6, 2023
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