Slack Code of Conduct

  1. Stay On-topic: Ensure that all discussions are related to the channels cause area/region/skill and animal advocacy. Off-topic messages may be removed or relocated to a more appropriate channel.
  2. Respectful Discourse: Disagreements are natural, but always approach them with respect. Avoid personal attacks, name-calling, or belittling remarks. Please see our full discussion norms here.
  3. No Spamming: Refrain from posting repetitive messages, excessive links, or anything solely for promotional purposes, including any solicitation for donations.
  4. Use Descriptive Titles and Emojis: When starting a new thread or discussion, use a clear and descriptive title to help others understand the topic at a glance. Emojis are also encouraged as they help readers stay engaged and foster a more welcoming community.
  5. Avoid Sensitive Content: Graphic images, videos, or descriptions might be distressing for some members. Always provide a warning and consider if the content is essential for the discussion.
  6. No Trolling or Baiting: Comments intended to provoke or bait others into an emotional response will be removed.
  7. Cite Sources: When sharing statistics, news, or other information, always cite your sources to maintain credibility.
  8. Continuous Learning: The world of animal advocacy is vast and ever-evolving. Discussions should be approached with an open mind and in the spirit of learning and sharing.
  9. Inclusive Language: Use language that is inclusive and doesn't marginalize or offend. This includes avoiding derogatory terms related to race, gender, ethnicity, etc.