Bystander Effect & Intervention for Youth

Categories: Community, Education and Training
Written for Teen Dating Violence Action Month (TDVAM) 2021 by the Prevention Team  The bystander effect is a social psychological theory that states that individuals are less likely to offer help if there are other individuals around. Status and appearance can change how long it takes people to react and offer help. The likelihood of …

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Advocate At Large, A Story of Bystander Intervention

Categories: Advocacy, Community, Impact
Advocate at Large Each of us plays a role in keeping our communities safe. Access to safety in public spaces is influenced by many factors, including our individual social identities. Folks who are marginalized are at higher risk of experiencing harassment in public spaces, especially during times of increased social unrest. When we notice harassment …

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