RELEASE OF LIABILITY, COVENANT NOT TO SUE AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK
I have volunteered to participate in THE LATINO YOUTH LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE through the Emory University ON DECEMBER 3, 2022 (the “Program”). I acknowledge that I am covered by an accident and health insurance policy and am physically and mentally capable of participating in the Program. I understand that Releasees (as defined below) do not guarantee the competency or mental or physical condition of any person associated with the Program, the physical condition of any facility or equipment used in connection with the Program, or the suitability of the Program for my participation.
I understand that there are inherent risks involved in participating in the Program, and I realize that participation in the Program is my choice. I am aware that, during the Program, certain risks and dangers may occur, including, but not limited to, the hazards of traveling by automobile, van, ride sharing services like Uber, taxi, bus, rail or other conveyance; the hazards of large groups of people; accident or illness; the forces of nature; all manner of foreseen and unforeseen bodily and personal injuries, including death; damage to property; and the consequences resulting therefrom.
I understand that it is my responsibility to know what personal equipment is required (such as footwear and clothing) and provide the proper personal equipment for my participation in the Program, and to ensure that it is in good and suitable condition. I agree to ask questions to make sure that I know how to safely participate in the Program.
IN CONSIDERATION OF BEING PERMITTED TO ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM, I ACKNOWLEDGE AND VOLUNTARILY ASSUME ALL RISKS OF DAMAGES OR INJURY, INCLUDING DEATH, THAT I MAY SUSTAIN OR THAT MY PROPERTY MAY SUSTAIN WHILE I PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM, ALONG WITH ANY TRAVEL TO OR FROM SUCH ACTIVITY OR THE PROVISION OF TRANSPORTATION TO OR FROM THE PROGRAM.
In addition, I, on my own behalf and on behalf of my heirs, representatives, executors, administrators and assigns, for the sole consideration of being allowed to attend and participate in the Program, do hereby release, relieve, covenant not to sue and forever discharge, defend, indemnify and hold harmless, Emory University, and its trustees, directors, officers, agents, employees, students, members and volunteers, , as applicable, (hereinafter collectively "Releasees") of any and from all claims, demands, rights, liabilities, losses, expenses, and causes of action (with the exception of gross negligence or willful misconduct) of whatever kind or nature including, but not limited to, negligence, arising from and by reason of any and all known and unknown, foreseen and unforeseen bodily and personal injuries, damage to property, and the consequences thereof, including death, resulting from any participation in or in any way connected with arising out of or connected with the Program, including any claim arising out of or connected with any illness or injury (minimal, serious, catastrophic and/or death) that I may incur or sustain during the Program, all activities associated with the Program and while traveling to and from the site for the Program whether or not events during the Program actually occurs. I HEREBY WARRANT THAT I HAVE READ THIS RELEASE OF LIABILITY, COVENANT NOT TO SUE AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK (“RELEASE” OR “RELEASE OF LIABILITY”) IN ITS ENTIRETY AND FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENTS. I AM AWARE THAT THIS RELEASE OF LIABILITY RELEASES RELEASEES FROM LIABILITY AND CONTAINS AN ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF MY VOLUNTARY AND KNOWING ASSUMPTION OF THE RISK OF INJURY OR ILLNESS.