Green Dot Training
As an active bystander, students should be comfortable making "green dot" decisions when faced with "red dot" incidents of power based personal violence (PBPV).
a moment in time where someone's words, choices, or actions contribute to PBPV
a moment in time when someone's words, choices, or actions reduce the likelihood that someone will be harmed by PBPV
How can I be a "Green Dot" bystander?
- Texting a friend to see if they're okay
- Telling someone you don't like their derogatory language
- Calling Security (617-588-1355) or getting another administrator to interfere
- Reporting a confrontation
- Saying no
- Spilling a drink to diffuse a tense situation
National Domestic Violence Hotline
24-hour hotlines and immediate help
RAINN (Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network) Hotline
Anti-Violence Project National Gay and Lesbian Task Force