This blog, written by a non-host but someone skilled in the conflict resolution method presented there, takes a look at Airbnb's "Activism and Allyship Guide" (that they put out in response to the George Floyd incident & aftermath), and its correlated ideologies, and suggests a better alternative on conflict resolution and social justice work.
I never saw the original activism and allyship guide article. Was it emailed to hosts? What I did find on my dashboard last week when I went to look for a notice about it, was that for about 24 hours, the Airbnb site was loading other hosts' account dashboards to me instead of mine, with complete access to those hosts' different pages in every category. An obvious technical glitch since having let go of a third of their staff. I refreshed my dashboard throughout the day, landing on 4 different hosts' dashboards in 4 different states each time I logged in. I considered messaging those hosts to let them know about it but did not have the time to do that and I wondered how many hosts were being shown my account during it all. I saw that the error was then fixed the next day. But I wonder how many other hosts noticed this occurrence, and how much of a security breach occurred to hosts during that one day. I don't feel that hosting is very safe at this time for those kinds of reasons and I hope to be able to delay hosting for as long as I can, till things get straightened out.
Post by High Priestess on Jun 19, 2020 20:29:48 GMT
I didn't get it emailed to me so I don't know how it was put out. I just saw someone post this on one of the host groups. So at least this is good in that it minimizes the dispersion of problematic ideology and an attempt to indoctrinate hosts into a specific belief system/ideology.