"As a policy leader, as a father, as a man, I realized that I have a responsibility to champion prevention. I can, and I need to, make
a difference."
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~ Jim McDonough, Ramsey County Commissioner

Engaging Bystanders

Curricula and Program Guides


Training and Resources

        • Green Dot
          Learn more about preventing violence through bystanders with Green Dot.
        • Bystanders
          Prevent Connect discusses why some people are more likely to take action than others. 


Useful Videos

        • Everyday Sexism
          Watch Laura Bates video about what happens when we don’t intervene.
        • Bear PSA
          What if one in five men were eaten by bears?
        • Bystander Effect
          Learn more about what holds people back from stepping up to intervene.
        • Step Up Video
          American University demonstrates three different approaches to intervening in potentially dangerous situations. 


Helpful Websites

Articles to Consider

Organizations Working to Make Liquor Serving Establishments Safer Through Bystander Engagement

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