CODE OF CONDUCT
CONSENT RESPONSE TEAM [CRT]

REPRESENTATIVE OF POLYDALLAS MILLENNIUM

PolyDallas Millennium provides a safe space for members of our community to authentically express themselves. PolyDallas Millennium is held in a public venue, on private property, and under the auspices of Grapevine laws. We strive to constantly present ourselves as respectful, professional, and courteous individuals. We expect our attendees, presenters, vendors, entertainers, and others to honor our commitment to have the same representation.

DEFINE SAFE SPACE

An environment in which our attendees can feel confident that they will not be exposed to discrimination, criticism, harassment, or any other emotional or physical harm. Our attendees consent to attend an environment they have confidence our symposium meets their needs. 

​DEFINITION OF CONSENT

Consent is verbal, mental, emotional, physical, and ongoing permission for something to happen or agreement to do something.

CONSENT IS . . .​​​

Asking permission and giving permission

Never assuming and always clarifying

Not ambiguous and very explicit

Gift to participate and engage

Establishing boundaries 

A clear "Yes" — verbally, mentally, emotionally, and physically

Demands capacity to offer consent

Free of coercion

Subject to revocation at any time

CONSENT IS NOT . . .​​​

Entitlement

Coercion (whether physical, mental, or emotional)

Assumed

Taken

Inferred

Implied by space, condition, or environment

Implied by dress ,gender, sexuality, ability or disability, and level of intoxication

Immutable — it can be revoked at any time

CONSENT RESPONSE TEAM [CRT]

Our Greeters, Peacekeepers, and Registration staff are available to handle immediate concerns and can guide you to a CRT member onsite.

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