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Code of Conduct

  1. At all events organized by Firefly Arts Collective, participants are responsible for their own behavior and resolving their own issues.
  2. Firefly Arts Collective strongly suggests behaving in a manner that does not make other participants feel unsafe or threatened.
  3. Firefly Arts Collective will not condone any behavior that endangers its ability to hold the annual festival and other community events.

The Firefly Arts Collective Conduct Committee exists to handle situations requiring higher levels of confidentiality, personalized communication, extensive documentation, or detailed investigation. Other issues are resolved by the Board of Directors. (Physical hazards, such as unsafe art installations or fires, should be referred to Rangers or Fire Core.)

Report to Conduct Committee (report form here):

  • Any unwanted or non-consensual form of the following: intimidation, harassment, stalking, verbal or physical abuse, violence against people or non-consensual physical contact including unwelcome sexual interaction.
  • Non-consensual intoxication, with or without unwelcome physical or sexual interaction.
  • Abuse of power in an organizational position or other volunteer role relating to Firefly event(s)

Report to Board (

  • Abuse or neglect of Firefly or venue property, physical or otherwise, such as vandalism, theft of event property, abusing the ticketing process, or impersonating a lead or event organizers.
  • Disrespecting the community surrounding the event such as dumping trash in local dumpsters, trespassing, or repeated violations of the event’s sound ordinance.
  • Wanton, flagrant, or repeated disregard for one’s own safety or well-being, or the well-being of others, in a manner that demands the intervention of other participants, community members, volunteers or outside agencies, such as intervention by local law enforcement or fire department staff.
  • Repeated or egregious violations of any and all policies put in effect by event organizers.

The Conduct Committee Policies page has a FAQ and details about handling behavioral issues at Firefly Arts Collective events.

Current list of indefinitely banned individuals can be found here.

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