Responding to Bias Incidents or Hate Crimes at UC Merced 13-14

Category: Policies on Bias and Hate Speech School: University of California-Merced Statement Rating: Yellow

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We are all responsible for maintaining a respectful environment free from all forms of harassment, hostility, and violence. Specifically, all faculty, staff, and students are expected to actively participate in achieving community through the following actions: * Speak out against, denounce, and/or interrupt all forms of hate (harassment, hostility, violence, etc.), which threaten the safety, dignity, and well-being of members of this community. * Report acts of intolerance and hate crimes. * Fully participate in investigations by supplying information to investigating staff or officers. * Take advantage of opportunities for continued education about multiculturalism and diversity issues (courses, workshops, professional development, campus programs, etc). * Educate and take responsibility for this community and the guests we invite into this community to ensure that language and action do not violate the diversity policy, the hate crime/incident protocol, or the rights of any member of this community.

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