Code of Conduct
Impulse Group Dallas is dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of identified gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion (or lack thereof). We will enforce this code during the event.
Big D Know-It-All is a gameshow designed to entertain and delight the masses sheltering in place during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Our Community Conduct Standards
- We treat everyone – including performers, audience members, crew, staff, and volunteers – with respect.
- We all behave professionally. This is a gathering of professionals, whether you are a contestant, in the audience, or on the production team.
- We laugh when we find something humorous. We cry when we are moved to tears. We are ok with feeling vulnerable. We know this is a space to be open, honest, and real.
- We celebrate one another. We provide encouragement.
- We welcome all gender identities, races, sexualities, body types, economic backgrounds, abilities, immigration statuses, religious beliefs, and overall ways of human being.
- What we DON’T do at Impulse Group Dallas
- We do not tolerate discrimination, demeaning behavior or speech, or harassment.
- What do we consider harassment and unacceptable within our community? Glad you asked.
- Sexist, racist, homophobic, transphobic, ableist, classist, or otherwise discriminatory jokes and language.
- Personal insults, particularly those related to gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, class, immigrant status, or disability.
- Posting or displaying gratuitously sexually explicit or violent material.
- Defying an attendee’s wishes with regards to privacy, including posting or threatening to post other people’s personally identifying information (“doxxing”).
- Stalking, following, or harassing photography/recording.
- Inappropriate physical contact (always secure someone’s consent before touching them).
- Unwelcome sexual attention. This includes, sexualized comments or jokes; inappropriate touching, groping, and unwelcome sexual advances.
- Deliberate intimidation, stalking or following (online or in person).
- Sustained disruption of events.
- Violence, threats of violence or violent language directed against another person.
- Advocating for, or encouraging, any of the above behavior.
- How to Report a Code of Conduct Violation
- If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact Michael Isenhour or Nick Clinton immediately. If you are unable to reach one of them easily, you may also email firstname.lastname@example.org and ask an Impulse Group Board Member to assist you in contacting them.
- If you can’t or don’t wish to speak in person, or prefer to talk privately or communicate electronically to a third party, you may also reach out to our Program Manager, Rasheed Gonga at, Rasheed.email@example.com (United Member). All reports will be handled in the utmost confidence.
- What will happen in case of a conduct violation?
- Participants asked by SURU staff or a fellow participant to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.
- If a participant engages in any of the aforementioned behavior and it is reported, Impulse Group Members may take any action we deem appropriate, from warning the offender, to immediately expelling the offender, to banning them from future attendance at any function hosted by Impulse Group.