BREWER- A bystander intervention training was held in brewer today to teach community members how to counter assault, abuse, and harassment in the community, both to themselves and others.
Telling someone no, or stop, can be hard, especially for those who don’t feel safe or comfortable.
“We’re really were working on setting boundaries” said Clara Porter, the Director of Prevention Action Change.
Prevention Action Change is helping people combat identity harassment in the community, they start by practicing situations to promote self confidence and awareness. The focus of the group is to protect yourself, and learn techniques for bystander interventions.
Many in the group, will be walking in a humans right march in Washington DC after inauguration to promote these techniques, in the hopes that harassment can be better handled in the future.