Stepping In and Standing Up can make a world of difference. This can be learning how to recognize and intervene when needed or supporting a friend who has gone through a traumatic experience. You can make a difference.
Know how to spot incidents of sex discrimination including sexual harassment, sexual assault, and sexual violence.
Observe choices, behaviors, words, actions or attitudes that contribute to or tolerate sexual discrimination, harassment, or violence.
Know how to be an active bystander through Green Dot Bystander Training (College Station) or Step Up Bystander Intervention (Galveston)
We are all bystanders to the reality that too many women, men and children are victims of power-based personal violence in our communities. The Green Dot Strategy is a comprehensive approach to violence prevention that engages TAMU community members, through awareness, education and skills-practice, in proactive behaviors that establish intolerance of violence as the norm, as well as reactive interventions in high-risk situations – resulting in the ultimate reduction of violence.
Know how and where to report incidents. Reporting an incident is one facet of addressing the issues of sexual assault and sexual violence in our community. Find out about how to report an incident.
Know about the resources and people who are available to help.
Knowledge is power. There are several campus presentations and resources available to assist students, faculty and staff. These resources can also assist in preparing you on how to best support a friend or colleague who has been involved in an incident of sexual assault or sexual violence. Read more about campus resources.