Bias Incident Protocol 13-14

Category: Policies on Bias and Hate Speech School: University of Richmond Statement Rating: Yellow

Relevant excerpt

Bias Incident: defined as acts that do not appear to constitute a crime or actionable discrimination, but which may intimidate, mock, degrade, or threaten, individuals or groups and which one could reasonably conclude targets a member or group within the University community because of that individual or group’s actual or perceived age, ancestry or ethnicity, color, creed, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, immigration or citizenship status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, religious practice, or sexual orientation.

Students, faculty, and staff who are the subject of or who witness a Bias Incident may report such incident to the Director of Common Ground who shall assist the individual making the report in identifying appropriate University resources for support and guidance and shall notify the members of the Bias Response Team of such report.

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