The Society of Florida Archivists is committed to providing a harassment-free environment for anyone attending or presenting at the Society’s Annual Meeting. All SFA members and non-SFA attendees, speakers, or sponsors agree to follow the Society of American Archivists’ Code of Conduct.
As written in the SAA Code of Ethics, “Archivists cooperate and collaborate with other archivists and respect them and their institutions’ missions and collecting policies. In their professional relationships with donors, records creators, users, and colleagues, archivists are honest, fair, collegial, and equitable.”
Harassment is any verbal, non-verbal, or physical contact that threatens, intimidates, silences, or coerces. The following types of harassment are prohibited and may include, but are not limited to:
Abusive or derogatory verbal comments, slurs, epithets, and/or discriminatory images in public and online spaces;
Threats or acts of violence;
Intimidation or stalking;
Harassing photography or recording;
Purposeful or repeated acts of misgendering;
Sustained verbal and physical disruption of talks or other events; and/or
Inappropriate physical contact and unwelcome sexual attention.
If you are being harassed or witness harassment, you may contact SFA President Sarah Coates (Email: sarah.coates AT ufl.edu).