AGCI Code of Conduct

AGCI is dedicated to creating inclusive and nurturing forums where diverse, interdisciplinary communities can thrive. All AGCI staff, affiliates, partners, contractors, workshop participants and guests are expected to adhere to standards of expected behavior (see below), and must treat others with respect regardless of gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, age, body size, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, level of experience, political affiliation, veteran status, pregnancy, genetic information, as well as any other characteristic protected under state or federal law.

Expected Behavior

Unacceptable Behavior

Unacceptable behavior will not be tolerated and will be responded to immediately (see Consequences section). Unacceptable behavior includes, but is not limited to:



If at any time before, during, or after AGCI programming, you become aware of unacceptable behavior against yourself or others, please advocate immediately for help. In case of unlawful behavior you may wish to contact local law enforcement immediately by calling 911.

If you wish to file a complaint or report with AGCI staff, please contact AGCI’s Program Director:

If you wish to file a complaint or report about AGCI staff, you may prefer to contact AGCI’s Human Resources contact:

A formal written report may include the following information:

AGCI staff will investigate informal and formal reports of violation(s) and will respond to all parties detailing AGCI’s findings and recommended actions. Details will be treated confidentially unless, due to the seriousness of a complaint, it is deemed necessary to involve a third party.