NYC Code and Coffee is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of level of experience, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of group participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate for any event or communication channel. Group participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the event at the discretion of the organizers.
Harassment includes, but is not limited to:
Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately. If a participant engages in harassing behaviour, event organisers retain the right to take any actions to keep the event a welcoming environment for all participants. This includes warning the offender or expulsion from the event.
We expect participants to follow these rules at all event venues and event-related social activities.
If someone makes you or anyone else feel unsafe or unwelcome, please report it as soon as possible. Group organizers can be identified on Meetup. Harassment and other code of conduct violations reduce the value of our event for everyone. We want you to be happy at our event. People like you make our event a better place.
You can make a report either personally or anonymously.
You can make an anonymous report. We can't follow up an anonymous report with you directly, but we will fully investigate it and take whatever action is necessary to prevent a recurrence.
You can make a personal report by:
When taking a personal report, our organizers may involve other organizers to ensure your report is managed properly. This can be upsetting, but we'll handle it as respectfully as possible, and you can include someone to support you. You won't be asked to confront anyone and we won't tell anyone who you are.
Our team will be happy to help you contact law enforcement, provide escorts, or otherwise assist you to feel safe for the duration of the event. We value your attendance.
Contact a group organizer on Meetup.
NYS Domestic Violence and Sexual Violence Hotline: 1-800-942-6906 Text 844-997-2121 or Chat online
New York City: 1-800-621-HOPE (4673) or 311(tel:311)
Report discrimination online to NYC Human Rights
NYS Bias and Discrimination Hotline: 1-888-392-3644
This Code of Conduct is adapted from the Geek Feminism conference anti-harassment policy.