Ten Tenets of Civility
Be Civil Be Heard Ten Tenets of Civility
1. Be Attentive
Live with awareness toward others and your surroundings.
2. Acknowledge Others
Greet people, ideas and values with respect.
3. Be Inclusive
Recognize and welcome all people every day.
Seek to understand by concentrating on what people say.
5. Respect Other Views
Respond to different opinions with a fair and open mind.
6. Speak Out With Courage
Express yourself with honor and conviction
7. Act With Compassion
Treat others with kindness and honesty.
8. Give And Accept Constructive Feedback
Consider criticism thoughtfully and factually.
9. Treat Your Environment With Respect
Show regard for nature, resources, and shared spaces.
10. Be Accountable
Acknowledge mistakes and take responsiblity for your actions.