Critical thinking, necessary action: “Do’s and Don’ts for Bystander Intervention.”


Yesterday was Inclusive Day for my Leadership SI class, during which we discussed topics like inclusion, diversity, unconscious bias, stereotypes and much, much more.

It was a mind-expanding opportunity to adjust one’s perceptions of reality, particularly those of us falling into the white/old/straight/male grouping.

My classmate Missy forwarded this follow-up, and I consider it essential reading at the current juncture.

Do’s and Don’ts for Bystander Intervention

If you witness public instances of racist, anti-Black, anti-Muslim, anti-Trans, or any other form of oppressive interpersonal violence and harassment, use these tips on how to intervene while considering the safety of everyone involved.