We’ll address how the unique comedy “workplace(s)” present amazing communities for creative support, as well as toxic cultures for health, safety, harassment and discrimination concerns. Plus, examine the role of freedom of expression and censorship in the comedy industry. Health, safety, harassment and discrimination incidents take place in the many "workplace(s)" for comedy workers, which includes: performers, technicians, servers, managers, producers, patrons, and peers; in clubs, theatres, green rooms, hotels, condos, cars, front of house bars, writing rooms, and on-set. What are the immediate and long-term options to minimize toxic cultures and maximize creative cultures? Plus, what is our industry approach to Freedom of Expression? And what about freedom to work wherever we can and be paid what we’re owed, without fears of repercussions?