Bias Reporting System

Category: Policies on Bias and Hate Speech School: Case Western Reserve University Statement Rating: Yellow Last updated: July 28, 2017

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A bias incident is any discriminatory or hurtful behavior/action directed towards an individual or group of people. It is based upon actual or perceived identity characteristics or background including but not limited to race, sex (gender identity/expression), color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, disability or sexual orientation. These acts may create hostile environment and have a negative social, emotional or physical impact on an individual, group or community.

OBJECTIVES
  • Informing and connecting students to resources
  • Conducting ongoing assessments of campus climate
  • Institute a BRS that will:
    • Intervene in crisis moments
    • Act as an immediate support system
    • Provide referrals
    • Communicate information with campus partners
    • Document incidents
    • Create reporting structures that encourage accountability and ensure student concerns are heard

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