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Anti-harassment Policy

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A former member
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LevelUp is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of group members in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any of our venues, including presentations. Participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the event without a refund at the discretion of the organizers.

Harassment includes, but is not limited to, offensive verbal comments, sexual images in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of presentations or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention. Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.

If a participant engages in harassing behavior, the organizers may take any action they deem appropriate, including warning the offender or expulsion from the event with no refund. If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact a policy enforcer immediately (contact details below):

- Chris Tihor
- Graham Davis
- Mel Reams

We will also identify security volunteers at our individual events that you may reach out to.

Organizers will be happy to help participants contact venue security or local law enforcement, provide escorts, or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to feel safe for the duration of the event. We value your attendance.

We expect participants to follow these rules at all event venues and group-related social events.

For emergency assistance:
Dial 9-1-1 anywhere in Canada

Chris Tihor (LevelUp Organizer):
chris.tihor@gmail.com

Graham Davis (Co-organizer):
grahamdavis@gmail.com

Mel Reams (Co-organizer):
mel.reams@gmail.com

Victoria Sexual Assault Crisis and Info Line:
250-383-3232

Non-Emergency Victoria Police:
250-995-7694

Non-emergency medical help:
Dial 8-1-1 anywhere in BC

Victoria Taxi:
250-383-7111
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