Foreign Policy for America Foundation (FPAF) is committed to ensuring your experience as a participant in the 2024 Leadership Summit is positive and productive. To that end, we ask that you please make sure that you are ready and understand the following Agreements in their entirety.
The 2024 Leadership Summit is hosted by Foreign Policy for America Foundation (FPAF), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization registered in the United States (EIN # 83-1512677).
Please note, we do have a 501(c)(4), Foreign Policy for America (FP4A), that is set up to do issue advocacy work and a federal political action committee, Foreign Policy for America Action Network (FPAN), that is set up to endorse and fundraise for federal candidates.
Photograph and Video Release
Foreign Policy for America Foundation (FPAF) will document the 2024 Leadership Summit with photography and/or videography, and may distribute or disseminate other communications, publications or media around the Summit and your participation. You hereby grant FPAF and its designees permission to use your likeness, name, image, biographic information, voice (“Likeness”), and any material based thereon or derived thereon in photographs, videos, or other digital media (“photo(s)”) in any and all of its publications, including web-based publications, and in other publications or media, without payment or other consideration. You understand and agree that all photos, videos, or other digital media will be the sole property of FPAF, and FPAF may edit, distribute, publish, reproduce and otherwise exploit such media. We will always try to share any photos of you with you, and we will ask that you follow specific instructions about posting and attributing photo credit. You also irrevocably authorize FPAF to reasonably edit, alter, copy, exhibit, publish, or distribute these photos for any lawful purpose. In addition, you waive any right to inspect or approve the finished photo product in which your Likeness appears.
We understand that, for privacy and security reasons, some participants have concerns about Foreign Policy for America Foundation (FPAF)’s use of their Likeness. If you have any concerns about FPAF’s use of your Likeness, please contact [email protected] and we will make best efforts to provide accommodations.
Summit Ground Rules & Confidentiality
The Summit plenary sessions are public and on-the-record. Some Summit sessions, like the breakout session, will follow Chatham House rules—you may use the information but not attribute the information to any person by name—to encourage candid conversation. We encourage everyone to get permission before sharing others’ personal stories or photos. If you have any questions about what may be shared publicly, please reach out to [email protected].
Respect & Courtesy: Anti-Harassment Commitment
Foreign Policy for America Foundation (FPAF) enforces a Non-Discrimination and Anti-Sexual and General Harassment Policy to create an environment free from discrimination, harassments, retaliation and/or sexual assault. This policy covers discrimination or harassment in the workplace, including but not limited to FPAF activities, events or meetings, or while on work-related travel.
FPAF reserves the right to remove anyone from the Summit who violates the policies outlined below. FPAF may investigate and involve local law enforcement depending on the nature of the complaint.
Sexual Harassment Definition: Sexual harassment includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, sexually motivated physical contact, or other verbal or physical conduct or communication of a sexual nature when (a) submission to that conduct or communication is made a term or condition, either explicitly or implicitly, of obtaining employment; (b) submission to or rejection of that conduct or communication is used as a factor in decisions affecting that individual’s employment, or (c) that conduct or communication has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with an individual’s work environment. Sexual harassment may occur between people of any and all genders.
General Harassment Definition: Workplace harassment includes words or actions that are offensive to another based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, political affiliation, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Staff and event participants are expected to treat others with respect and are encouraged to report immediately any suspected harassment or offensive behavior.
If you experience or witness discrimination or harassment in the workplace/event, please report it immediately to FPAF staff.
COVID-19 Safety Acknowledgement
The health and safety of our staff and attendees is paramount. Given the outbreak and continued spread of COVID-19 across the country, we make every effort to protect all participants who engage in events held or sponsored by Foreign Policy for America Foundation (FPAF). All 2024 Leadership Summit participants should be fully vaccinated by the time of the event. FPAF reserves the right to ask Summit participants to prove they are fully vaccinated prior to attending the Summit.
Please stay home when appropriate: if you have tested positive for COVID-19, are waiting for COVID-19 results, have COVID-19 symptoms, or feel sick or unwell, please do not attend the Summit.