All individuals intending to travel with Common Cause to Washington DC to attend the December 7 Supreme Court Rally are required to agree to all of the following statements and electronically sign their full name below. No minors are permitted to travel without an accompanying parent or guardian. The undersigned parent and/or legal guardian acknowledges that the participant voluntarily elects to participate in this activity with knowledge of the risks involved, and hereby agrees to accept and assume any and all risks.
I understand Common Cause is a non-partisan organization and agree that during my participation I will not make public partisan political statements in support of or in opposition to any candidate for public office or in a ballot question. This prohibition includes, but is not limited to, posts on social media platforms, websites. or other forms of public verbal or written communication.
While acting as a Common Cause volunteer or otherwise acting in any manner which can be interpreted as being in the name of Common Cause, or with knowledge unique to Common Cause, I will not engage with the media or disclose information (in any form) to the media without prior written authorization.
I will not record and/or distribute phone calls and conversations, or any materials gained through my affiliation with Common Cause, without consent and knowledge Common Cause, or in such a manner that impedes the integrity or conduct of this program.
I understand that my participation in any in-person event is completely voluntary. If I choose to engage in face-to-face activities, I will agree to the following protocols: (1) I will practice physical distancing—I will remain at least 6 feet from individuals with whom I am speaking/engaging; (2) I will wear a facial covering/mask while inside a vehicle or building, other than while eating or drinking; (3) I will respect others’ preferences regarding physical contact and (4) I will comply with all public health guidelines/restrictions for the jurisdiction in which they are located.
I understand that participating in rally events may involve exposure to counter-protestors or individuals engaging in disruptive, intimidating, or violent behavior. I will not engage directly with these individuals and will follow all instructions from the Common Cause team in the case of a disturbance.
I shall release, defend, hold harmless and indemnify Common Cause and their officers, directors, employees and assigns, and their partners, members, employees and assigns, from and against any and all claims, demands, causes of action, losses, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, arising out of, resulting from or pertaining to (i) any violation by me of this Code of Conduct; or (ii) any negligent or wrongful act or omission by me.
I understand that any violation of this Code of Conduct may result in termination of my volunteer status and may have other negative consequences including being asked to leave the rally site.
I attest that the below-stated name is my true identity and that I have read, understand, and agree to and will abide by the policies described herein.