Monday, November 13, 2017

A Guide To Bystander Intervention from the Southern Poverty Law Center

"What’s worse than being targeted for harassment because of who you are? Enduring the harassment while surrounded by bystanders who see what is happening, but do nothing."

The guide is a free downloadable pdf, which you can get here:

The guide is excellent, and includes this great advice:

Remember, everyone can do something. One of the most important things we can do is to let the person who is targeted know – even if it is through a small gesture – that they are not alone. Research shows that an action as simple as a knowing glance can significantly reduce trauma for the person harassed.
Here's to making our world a better, safer place for all - and for safely doing our bit!

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