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Report Violations and Concerns

If you believe your rights have been violated or that you have witnessed an act of hate, bias, discrimination or harassment, learn how and where to report it.

> Learn how to report rights violations

Learn how to report hate and bias

The First Amendment gives us all a great deal of power by allowing us to express ourselves almost without reservation. It is important to note, however, that freedom of speech does not allow us to silence those with whom we disagree.

So, what can you do with your First Amendment rights? This section covers various topics, including expressing disagreement, protesting, symbolic structures, restrictions, harassment and social media.

Expressing Disagreement and Scenarios

Explore some of the ways you can use your First Amendment rights to express disagreement at UC Davis and see some scenarios that are designed to help you understand freedom of expression and what you should do when encountering offensive speech. 

> Learn how to express disagreement and how to respond to offensive speech

Planning an Event or Protest

Whether using amplified sound, bringing in a controversial speaker or displaying symbolic structures, there are many things to consider when planning a protest or event at UC Davis.

> Learn what to consider when planning an event

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