Non-Discrimination Policy

Date Revised: September 2021

Maine Media Workshops + College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression or transgender status, marital status, religion, creed, ancestry, national and ethnic origin, veteran’s status, physical, mental handicap or other legally protected classification in any of its policies or procedures – including but not limited to those related to admission, employment, advancement, the provision of educational services, and the granting of financial aid – or in its services, facilities, privileges or benefits in compliance with and to the limits of applicable state and federal laws.

MMW+C is a thriving community of individuals who work together and strive to educate and inspire visual artists and storytellers to achieve their creative potential. MMW + C is an inclusive, welcoming community, committed to the values of diversity of thought, culture, background, and perspective to create educational experiences that foster global communication.

MMW+C is committed to the goals of Equal Employment Opportunity and Non-Discrimination. We recognize that creative expression and thoughtful communication can be best cultivated in a richly diverse philosophical, aesthetic, and social environment. Maine Media actively seeks employment candidates whose experiences, professional accomplishments, creative practice, instruction, research, and/or service have prepared them to contribute to diversity and excellence in higher education.

It is the policy of the organization to provide opportunities for recruitment, hiring, training, and promotion to qualified individuals related to admission, employment, advancement, the provision of educational services, and the granting of financial aid – or in its services, facilities, privileges or benefits in compliance with and to the limits of applicable state and federal laws without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression or transgender status, marital status, religion, creed, ancestry, national and ethnic origin, veteran’s status, physical or mental handicap.  Personnel decisions and actions including compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, organization-sponsored training, and privileges of employment and termination shall be administered on a non-discriminatory basis and according to valid, job-related requirements.

Should any individual related to admission, employment, advancement, the provision of educational services, and the granting of financial aid – or in its services, facilities, privileges or benefits in compliance with and to the limits of applicable state and federal laws feel that they are being discriminated against; they should bring this matter to the attention of the President and/or the Director of Finance & Administration. Please complete Maine Media online Incident & Grievance Report.