Examples of Unacceptable Behaviors and Conduct

  • Intimidating, harassing, abusive, discriminatory, derogatory, or demeaning speech or actions.
  • Harmful or prejudicial comments or images related to gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, age, appearance, or other personal characteristics.
  • Deliberate intimidation, stalking, or following.
  • Harassing photography or recording.
  • Unwelcome and uninvited attention or contact, including unwelcome touching or groping.
  • Assault.
  • Real or implied threat of harm including physical, professional, or financial.
  • Advocating for or encouraging any of the above behavior.

Participants engaging in unacceptable behavior are subject to responses deemed appropriate by the League including but not limited to: verbal warning, removal from NJLM events, prohibition from attending future events, notifying the offender’s employer. If you are subjected to, or witness such behavior, contact League staff. All reports are confidential to the extent permitted by law.

To Report Unacceptable Behavior - All Reports Are Confidential

During the Annual League Conference, contact any League Staff Member at 609-695-3481. League Staff will direct you to a trained person who will assist you. Your report and any assistance will remain confidential to the extent permitted by law.

In Case of Sexual Assault

  • To Connect with Professionals with Relevant Expertise 24/7: New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NJCASA): 800-601-7200
  • New Jersey Crime Victim’s Law Center: 973-512-3246
  • National Sexual Violence Hotline: 800-656-HOPE
  • Rape Crisis Center in Atlantic County Atlantic County Women’s Center: 609-646-6767
  • Sustained disruption of talks or other events.
  • List of New Jersey Sexual Violence Service Program in Each County