Welcome to C.H.L.O.E!
The acronym, C.H.L.O.E stands for: Collaborate, Heal, Learn, Organize and Evolve. All are seen as necessary to support us moving forward as a collective.
C.H.L.O.E is an internal platform to support our connecting deeper between team collaborative meetings, healing hubs, mantra sessions, and those who want to support the WSS and are gathering more information.
If you are not a part of a collaborative team yet here are a few groups that are open to all:
This group is also recommended to anyone new here to connect easily with our Orientation Team: https://wssnow.org/groups/wss-on-boarding-team/
There are important tenets that allow this to be a space of conscious collaboration. We take these codes of conduct seriously and value your support in adhering to them here in this online space.
C.H.L.O.E.™ and World Systems Solutions™ envision a world in which access to high-quality information and a platform for collaboration is equitable for all and elevates collective wellbeing and human consciousness. The purpose of the Code and the overall Ethical Commitment is to foster safe and respectful guidelines for engagement and communication and to assure that C.H.L.O.E. Participants maintain a high level of integrity and accountability.
By defining and requiring high standards of personal and ethical conduct, C.H.L.O.E. seeks to promote confidence and respect for Participants throughout our communities and the public at large. This includes:
(a) broadening the public understanding of the role of the C.H.L.O.E as a mechanism of learning, communicating, collaborating, healing, and organizing
(b) ensuring and upholding ethical behavior within the C.H.L.O.E. community;
(c) promoting and protecting the interests of all through a commitment to diversity, equality and unity in our network and of the C.H.L.O.E. Participants we serve.
CODE of CONDUCT
C.H.L.O.E Code of Conduct applies to every participant on the network. The Code sets out acceptable, recommended, required, and prohibited professional and ethical behaviors by which Participants agree to conduct themselves. The Code is an integral part of the overall Ethical Commitment to which a Participant must accept, along with all other C.H.L.O.E. policies.
Code Principle 1 — Requires adherence to applicable law. Participants MUST abide by all local, state, provincial, national, and federal laws and regulations applicable in their location(s).
Code Principle 2 — Follow the C.H.L.O.E.™ Group Tenets
Under Code Principle 2, Participants MUST follow the C.H.L.O.E. Group Tenets (GT). Participants MUST attest that they have read, understand, and agree to the GT sets out acceptable, recommended, guidelines and practices by which Participants agree to conduct themselves while on the network.
Code Principle 3 — Follow the C.H.L.O.E. Anti-Harassment Policy
Under Code Principle 3, Participants MUST follow the C.H.L.O.E. Anti-Harassment Policy. Participants MUST NOT harass any C.H.L.O.E group, Participants, Participants of the public, in person or through online activities, now known or unknown, such as trolling, stalking, using hate speech, threatening, intimidating, reporting of false grievances, manipulating, or otherwise harassing in any form or manner.
Code Principle 4 — Do No Harm
Under Code Principle 4, Participants MUST do no harm. Participants MUST attest that they will take reasonable steps to do no harm and will not intentionally or negligently cause harm to Participants, Groups, other Participants of the public, the planet or any of its species through any action or inaction, including but not limited to actions proscribed by local, state, provincial, national, and federal laws and regulations.
Code Principle 5 — Actively Include All Individuals
Under Code Principle 5, Participants MUST NOT discriminate against and SHOULD actively include all individuals. Participants are expected to go beyond basic legal prohibitions against discrimination and, within their scope of participation, actively include, accommodate, and welcome all who wish to be included in the network.
Code Principle 5 includes, but is not limited to, the following:
a. Avoid Discrimination: Participants MUST NOT discriminate against any other Participants on the basis of age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, culture, national origin, religion, body type, personal appearance, physical or mental ability, socioeconomic status, marital status, political activities, or affiliation or any other basis proscribed by local, state, provincial, national, and federal laws and regulations.
b. Seek Active Inclusion: Participants SHOULD seek to actively include, accommodate, and welcome persons who are typically excluded on the basis named above in ‘Avoid Discrimination’ as a committed practice towards creating equity.
c. Provide Reasonable Accommodations: Participants SHOULD understand and facilitate to the best of their ability reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities. Participants are responsible for complying with disability laws and regulations applicable in their jurisdictions, including the Americans with Disabilities Act for U.S.-based Participants. For reference, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs provides a resource to Disability Laws and Acts by Country/Area which may be applicable in particular jurisdictions.
d. Work Status: Participants MUST abide by all local governing agencies, including but not limited to: local, state, provincial, national, and/or federal laws and regulations when hiring, working with, or engaging Participants in C.H.L.O.E. organized projects or activities. In cases of non-monetary work exchanges, Participants MUST commit the details of those agreements in writing to decrease possible tensions and misunderstandings.
e. Consent to Record: Participants MUST NOT photograph, record video, or capture any other imagery in any other medium, nor use such imagery or such person’s likeness, without the express consent of the Participants of the public who are included in such photography, video, and imagery. Meetings or images recorded within the C.H.L.O.E. network are to be kept private and secure and only shared through explicit consent of all represented in any of these recordings. Every member has the right to refuse to be recorded on any topic or to have their recording edited prior to any distribution.
Code Principle 6 — Maintain Honesty in Communications
Under Code Principle 6, Participants MUST maintain honesty in communications. This principle includes a duty to both refrain from certain activities and to proactively and affirmatively make certain disclosures including, but not limited to, the following:
a. Honesty in Communication: Participants MUST NOT falsely represent their professional history, including but not limited to: education, training, experience, and credentials. Participants MUST NOT plagiarize any copyrighted material and MUST accurately disclose the source of any teaching, writing, or resource that is not their own. Participants SHOULD acknowledge their Teachers or mentors when sharing a teaching related to that relationship. Participants MUST NOT make unsupported or exaggerated claims regarding the effects of any practice or methodology.
b. Local Resources: Participants MUST NOT provide advice or services in locations where they are not currently and properly licensed during or resulting from any program, including residential or immersion. In terms of disclosures, Participants SHOULD create and provide referral lists of locally available resources for Participants, including but not limited to: medical and mental health professionals, law enforcement, suicide prevention hotline, sexual abuse hotline, and C.H.L.O.E..
c. Cultural Responsibility: Comprehensive social consciousness and inclusion are essential to effectively meet the challenges of global climate change. Diversity, Unity, and Equality are fundamental to creating a new life process for humanity that fully addresses the magnitude of Earth’s destabilization. We are an anti-racist community.
Intentionally breaking the C.H.L.O.E code of conduct will result in the removal from the platform.