Create a space where everyone feels welcomed – or welcomed back – into an inclusive community.
Treat everyone with respect.
Err on the side of overcommunicating with each other rather than assuming.
Unless there are extraordinary circumstances involved, we will not schedule awards less than 6 weeks in advance.
Getting called into court is a good thing.
Don’t joke that people are in trouble.
We will announce ahead of time the list of people we would like to see in court, so people are aware and can celebrate their friends’ accomplishments in person.
Elevations speakers are expected to speak for 2 minutes or less