Your participation in the survey is completely voluntary, and you are not required to complete the survey. There is no penalty for not completing the survey. You are not required to answer any or all of the survey questions, and may stop answering questions at any time.
The data, results, and findings of the survey will be used only in the aggregate, and will be used internally by the Foundation in its advocacy work on bias motivated incidents and in preparing public outreach materials. The results and findings of the survey may be shared with the Foundation’s partners and affiliates, as well as researchers conducting research on bias motivated incidents. All survey responses will be collected on an anonymous basis, and no data is being collected that will specifically identify any individual survey participant.
If you have questions or concerns about this survey, you may contact the principal investigator for the project, Stephen M. Griffin, PhD, at email@example.com, or Jason Marsden at Jason@matthewshepard.org.
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Instruction: The following questions concern your experience with bias motivated incidents during the period January 1, 2017 through December, 31, 2017. Please limit your responses to the questions in this section to your experience during that period.