Bystander Intervention Trainings

Anti-Asian/American and xenophobic harassment are on the rise across the US -- and the world. In these virtual workshops hosted on Zoom and co-sponsored by Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA and Hollaback!, you’ll learn how you can intervene effectively as a bystander without ever compromising your safety.

 

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Tuesday, April 20th 2021, 3-4:00PM PDT: Register Here

Thursday, April 29th 2021, 4-5:00PM PDT: Register Here

These webinars have a maximum capacity of 500 attendees. More sessions will be added in May at much greater capacity. Please subscribe to our email list for updates.

 

What can I learn?

The one-hour, interactive training will teach you Hollaback!’s 5D’s of bystander intervention methodology.

  • We’ll start by talking about the types of disrespect that Asian and Asian American folks are facing right now -from microaggressions to violence - using a tool we call the “spectrum of disrespect.” 
  • You’ll learn what to look for and the positive impact that bystander intervention has on individuals and communities. 
  • We’ll talk through five strategies for intervention: distract, delegate, document, delay and direct; and how to prioritize your own safety while intervening.
  • We’ll have time at the end for practice and you’ll leave feeling more confident intervening the next time you see anti-Asian/American harassment online or in person. 

 

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