Makerspace Urbana Working Principles

Makerspace Urbana is not a place but a community that actively empowers all people including those with marginalized identities.  We expect everyone participating in Makerspace activities to adhere to our anti-harassment policy and respect our working principles.

We expect you to:

  • Have empathy for others’ experiences/perspectives
  • Be open to feedback
  • Be open to change
  • Practice bystander intervention
  • Engage in non-offensive inquiry
  • Don’t play devil’s advocate
  • Accept people’s lived experiences
  • Respect people’s pronouns/gender identity
  • Respect people’s personal boundaries


Approved: June 3, 2017