MakeHaven reporting only: 770 Chapel St. New Haven
The MakeHaven community is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of participants in any form.
This expectation of conduct applies to all MakeHaven sponsored spaces, including our blog and chat, as well as any other spaces that MakeHaven hosts, both online and off. Anyone who violates this policy may be sanctioned or expelled.
Harassment includes the following, without limitation:
-- Offensive comments related to race, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, or physical appearance
-- Gratuitous sexual or obscene images or behavior in spaces where not appropriate
-- Unwelcome physical contact or sexual attention without consent or after a request to stop
-- Threats or incitement of violence towards any individual, including encouraging a person to engage in self-harm
-- Deliberate intimidation by words, gestures, body language, or menacing behavior
-- Harassing photography or recording, including logging online activity for harassment purposes
-- Continued one-on-one contact or communication after requests to cease
-- Deliberate "outing" of a sensitive aspect of a person’s identity without their consent
-- Deliberate misgendering. This includes dead naming or persistently using a pronoun that does not correctly reflect a person's gender identity
This form is for submitting a complaint related to harassment or inappropriate contact impacting a member or a guest. This form is not a replacement for exercising your own legal options. If you believe something criminal happened please contact the police directly. This form is reviewed by staff. Staff will review the content of this form, and it will be made available to the board chairperson and other board members only if determined necessary by staff. The name of the accuser will not be made public or be shared with the harasser without affirmative consent.
It is contrary to the values of MakeHaven for anyone to retaliate against any individual who in good faith reports a violation of MakeHaven policies. Any employee who retaliates against someone who has reported a violation in good faith is subject to discipline up to and including termination of employment. A member who engages in retaliation will be subject to discipline up to and including termination of membership.
If you are uncomfortable using this form, or have a complaint related to any person (staff/board) who is privy to this form you may make your complaint directly to any of the following: the Executive Director, Operations Manager or Board Chairperson. In this case, please be sure to clearly indicate you wish to report a harassment complaint and identify who the complaint concerns.