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Community Ethics


The Self-Investigation is a foundation that aims to support participants to enhance their well-being and strengthen their resilience. Our team is committed to providing a vibrant learning environment, welcoming people from as many diverse backgrounds as possible. We intend all our events to be a respectful and harassment-free environment for people of all races, gender and trans statuses, sexual orientation, ability, nationality, ethnicity, socioeconomic status and beliefs.

In that spirit, all those organizing, participating and attending The Self-Investigation activities (in whatever form, including but not limited to: live, online or self-paced through the Academy) are expected to:

  • Be considerate in speech and actions, and actively seek to acknowledge and respect the boundaries of fellow attendees.
  • Refrain from demeaning, discriminatory, or harassing behavior and speech. Harassment includes, but is not limited to: deliberate intimidation; stalking; sustained or willful disruption of talks or other events; use of sexual or discriminatory imagery, comments, or jokes; and unwelcome sexual attention.
  • Refrain from any unauthorized actions which includes, but is not limited to: recording or taking photographs of participants during online events and posting or distributing the images or recordings within or outside the group via email, social media, mobile messaging or any other communication channel. Such actions are only permissible when authorized unanimously by participants.
  • To encourage free discussion and expression, we uphold the Chatham House Rule so participants don’t have to worry about their reputation or the implications of what they say if ever they are publicly quoted. The rule states, “participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed.”
  • Take care of each other. Alert a member of The Self-Investigation team if you notice violations of this code of conduct, even if they seem inconsequential.
  • Take care of yourself. Respect your personal boundaries. You are free to choose not to engage in an activity that makes you feel unsafe or takes you beyond your personal comfort zone.

If any participant violates this code of conduct, The Self-Investigation may take any lawful action we deem appropriate. This code of conduct covers all of The Self-Investigation activities. If you feel that someone has harassed you or otherwise treated you inappropriately or wish to make any reports after the event, please alert The Self-Investigation team by emailing

Above text is licensed CC BY-SA 4.0. Credit to SRCCON Code of Conduct, ONA Event Code of Conduct from which we’ve extensively borrowed.