FYI–Info on Bystander Intervention–Do’s and Don’ts

The other day on one of my now only occasional walks out, I saw a man on the ground at the entrance to the CVS and several cops.  Rather than trying to stay completely away, the first thing I did was get out my own phone and then only walked on when I had confirmed that someone else was already standing witness and filming.  Earlier in my life, to film would not have been my first reaction.  I’ve also had unfortunate opportunity to be called to help out in the face of witnessing harassment more than once since 2015.  We all should know what to do.  Here’s a good resource:

https://www.afsc.org/bystanderintervention?emci=d4f309b3-0e1a-eb11-96f5-00155d03bda0&emdi=03d69ace-741b-eb11-96f5-00155d03bda0&ceid=319218&utm_source=weekendreading103120&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=weekendreading

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