Bystander 2 Upstander Program (B2U)

The B2U program aims to provide a sustainable way (via a train-the-trainer component) for everyone to learn upstander intervention techniques to prevent dangerous behaviors such as sexual violence, racism, sexism, and heterosexism, as well as practice upstander intervention skills to take positive action when faced with injustice and intolerance.

Program Goals

Bystander to Upstander: Transforming Culture Workshop

  • Learn how to identify moments of injustice or intolerance

  • Gain confidence in addressing moments of injustice or intolerance

  • Use engagement and conversational tactics to de-escalate harmful situations

  • Take the most appropriate and effective action to stand up to injustice or intolerance

 

Bystander to Upstander: Transforming Culture Train-the-Trainer Workshop

  • Learn to effectively facilitate the Bystander to Upstander: Transforming Culture workshop

  • Customize the Bystander to Upstander: Transforming Culture workshop to meet the needs of the target group

  • Gain confidence in addressing potential issues that may arise during the workshop facilitation

  • Connect with other Bystander to Upstander: Transforming Culture trainers