[hackerspaces] Harassment and anti-discrimation policies

Edward L Platt ed at elplatt.com
Thu Jan 14 18:08:37 CET 2016

For anti-harassment, i3 Detroit uses:

There's also an anti-discrimination clause in the i3 Detroit bylaws:

The Ada Initiative has some boilerplate as well (yes, I know the group is

Happy hacking,

On Thu, Jan 14, 2016 at 11:15 AM, Pete Prodoehl <raster at gmail.com> wrote:

> Milwaukee Makerspace has a Code of Conduct and Anti-Harassment policy on
> our wiki:
>     http://wiki.milwaukeemakerspace.org/newmemberpamphlet
> I believe we borrowed heavily from Pumping Station: One and others...
> Pete
> On 1/14/16 10:11 AM, Chris Agocs wrote:
> SSH:Chicago uses a Code of Conduct forked from PyCon 2013 CoC, available
> here: https://us.pycon.org/2013/about/code-of-conduct/
> I don't know if that will suffice for D&O insurance, but it'd be worth
> asking.
> -Chris
> On Thu, Jan 14, 2016 at 10:04 AM Bill Shaw < <bill at funwithbots.com>
> bill at funwithbots.com> wrote:
>> Tampa Hackerspace reached out to our insurance agent to see about D&O
>> (directors and officers) insurance. We were informed that we need both
>> harassment and anti-discrimination policies in place before we apply. They
>> didn't have any boilerplate text for these policies.
>> Has anyone else obtained this form of insurance and created suitable
>> policies?
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Edward L. Platt
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