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Code of Conduct

Inside-Our Journeys host people from across the globe of various age and gender. We are gather for adventures due to our shared interests related to outdoor activities, community and psychedelics. It is of utmost importance to the Activity Organizers and the Community as a whole that each and every person attending has a positive and rewarding experience and to that end, we invite all Participants to help us realize a safe, respectful, and positive experience for everyone. When you participate an Inside-Out Journey activity, you are contributing to the overall experience, which makes us all accountable to each other.

 

Therefore we have established this Code of Conduct to provide guidelines to Participants and to ensure that all Participants understand what behavior is expected, and what behavior will not be tolerated. We expect all Participants to abide by this Code of Conduct. This includes during the activity itself and in related online communities and social media.

 

We are dedicated to providing a harassment-free and inclusive event experience for everyone regardless of gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disabilities, neurodiversity, physical appearance, body size, ethnicity, nationality, race, age, religion, or other protected category. Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.

EXPECTED BEHAVIOR

Participants will:

  • Be considerate and respectful to all other participants, staff, and volunteers.

  • Refrain from demeaning, discriminatory, or harassing behavior, materials, and speech.

  • Speak up if they observe anything at the event that conflicts with this Code of Conduct. 

  • If you are being harassed or feel uncomfortable, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact an event staff person immediately.

ENTHUSIASTIC CONSENT

Any sexual activity that takes place during the event, must be engaged by all parties “enthusiastically”. “Enthusiastic consent” means that there is a focus on a positive expression of consent through verbal and non-verbal cues. Giving cues alone does not necessarily equate to consent but instead are additional indications that may display permission. Consent is about good communication and checking in with your partner to ensure you agree and are on the same page when engaging in sexual activity. 

CONSENT

Consent doesn’t only apply to sexual activity. It’s important to get consent for any activity that may interact with another person’s boundaries.

UNACCEPTABLE BEHAVIOR

Unacceptable behavior from any community member will not be tolerated. Unacceptable behavior includes, but is not limited to:

Intimidating, harassing, abusive, discriminatory, derogatory, or demeaning speech, materials, or conduct by any Participants of the event and related event activities. Many event venues are shared with members of the public; please be respectful to all patrons of these locations. Violence, threats of violence, or violent language directed against another person. Sexist, racist, homophobic, transphobic, or otherwise discriminatory jokes and language. Personal insults, particularly those related to gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, or disability. Inappropriate photography or recording. Taking of photos within the event environment for use on social media, without the prior permission of the individuals or owners of the content therein.

Any boisterous, lewd, or offensive behavior or language, including but not limited to using sexually explicit or offensive language, materials or conduct, or any language, behavior, or content that contains racial, religious, or ethnic slurs.

Failure to obey any rules or regulations of the event.

CONSEQUENCES OF UNACCEPTABLE BEHAVIOR

Unacceptable behavior will not be tolerated. Anyone asked to stop unacceptable behavior is expected to comply immediately. If a Participant engages in unacceptable behavior, the staff may take any action it deems appropriate, including warning or expelling the offender from the event with no refund. 

WHAT TO DO IF YOU WITNESS OR ARE SUBJECTED TO UNACCEPTABLE BEHAVIOR

If you are subjected to unacceptable behavior, notice that someone else is being subjected to unacceptable behavior, or have any other concerns, please notify event staff or contact the as soon as possible. Event staff will be available to assist those experiencing unacceptable behavior to feel safe for the duration of the event. All reports will remain completely confidential.
 

ATTRIBUTION

The framework of this Code of Conduct was inspired by the Open Source Bridge Code of Conduct, released under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license, and the Google Anti-Harassment Policy, licensed under the Creative Commons Zero License.

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