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Stand Up Bystander Intervention Program

An active bystander is a person who stands up for the well-being and safety of others and who stands up against oppressive or insensitive acts, words, phrases, gestures, and conversations. Active bystanders help to foster a prosocial community that empowers each individual to challenge those things that may be harmful toward others. How do you become an active bystander? REACT!

Learn more about why you should intervene as an active bystander! The guide below gives you the steps to take, follow up actions, and understanding your internal conflict with intervening.

A Guide to Bystander Intervention (Southern Poverty Law Center)