KACRAO Statement of Non-Discrimination

Adopted by the Executive Council on (June 17, 2019), Approved by the Membership on (September 25, 2019)

KACRAO is committed to providing a safe, inclusive, and respectful working environment for its members and volunteers, including the Association’s Executive Council, Coordinators and Chairs and those serving on Association committees.

KACRAO does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of age, citizenship, race, national or ethnic origin, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or family responsibility, family medical or genetic information, disability, medical condition, religion, veteran status, political affiliation, matriculation, or other classifications protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

All forms of harassment are prohibited. Harassment can be verbal, visual, or physical and can be communicated in writing or electronically. Harassment includes but is not limited to situations where one person has authority over another. Harassment is any unwelcome verbal or physical conduct when:

  • submission to such conduct is made, either explicitly or implicitly, a term of condition of an individual's participation or advancement in the organization; or
  • submission to or rejection of such conduct by an individual is used as the basis or threatened to be used for participation or decision affecting the individual.