Recent research shows that the most effective way to prevent violence and abuse is to engage bystanders. We believe that for every act of violence - bullying, sexual assault, stalking, teen dating abuse - there is a moment when someone can step in to stop it. This is the principle behind Green Dot and it is really very simple; teach bystanders how to watch out for each other by recognizing when someone is in trouble and empower them with Green Dot strategies to safely and effectively intervene.


We want to hear from YOU. Post YOUR Green Dot story on twitter or Instagram with #greendotsv or email your story to heidi@theadvocatesorg.org and darrel@theadvocatesorg.org