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This training is well worth an hour of your time…

Posted on: Oct 27, 2021
Hollaback! is offering free, one-hour, interactive training to train people on how to safely intervene when you witness street harassment — or experience it yourself. During this training you’ll learn a clear, adaptable, and expert-approved set of tools that have been proven to reduce the prevalence of street harassment: Hollaback!’s 5D’s of bystander intervention.
We’ll start by deepening our understanding of street harassment and its impact. Then, 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 also talk about what to do if you’re worried the violence will turn on you and how to avoid escalating the situation.
Then, we’ll talk about what to do if you experience harassment and give you tools to safely get your power back. We’ll have time at the end for practice.
Here’s the link to upcoming dates in Canada https://ottawa.ihollaback.org/stand-up/ Check it out, there’s only 3 sessions left for 2021!