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Action Zone Bystander Intervention

“In the end we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”
                                                                                         – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Action Zone is a bystander intervention training for risk reduction adapted from the University of Arizona's Step UP! program. Studies show that in emergency situations most people present would like to help, but very few actually do. Action Zone explores this phenomenon – The Bystander Effect – as well as when to intervene and when not to. Often, sexual assaults, alcohol-fueled incidents and other challenging situations can be prevented or diffused with timely, skilled and appropriate intervention. This dynamic, interactive training prepares participants to be allies in the NYU community. 

By Request

Want to arm your group, class or organization with essential bystander intervention skills?
Join a growing number of your friends and colleagues who are equipped to create a safer
NYU community. Click here to request an Action Zone session.

Groups who have hosted Action Zone this academic year include: Welcome Week Leaders, Residence Hall Professional Staff, Resident Assistants, Alpha Kappa Delta Phi Sorority, NYU Abu Dhabi, Student Resource Center, Polytechnic School of Engineering, GLAM, Active Minds at NYU, Counseling and Wellness Services Staff, Student Health Center Medical Staff, CAS College Cohort Leaders, Students for Sexual Respect, Liberal Studies Student Leaders, Liberal Studies Academic Advisors and Administrators, Silver School of Social Work’s Sexual Violence Awareness Committee.

Open Training

Each semester, the Health Promotion office also holds open trainings for members of the
NYU community. Training is open to students, faculty, administrators, and staff.

Fall Trainings:

Thursday, September 10, 2015
5pm-7pm
REGISTER HERE

Thursday, October 15, 2015
2pm-4pm
REGISTER HERE

Questions?

Contact the Health Promotion office.

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Contact Information

726 Broadway, 3rd Floor
Telephone: (212) 443-1234
Email: health.promotion@nyu.edu

Hours of Operation:

Mon-Thu: 9am-6pm
Fri: 10am-6pm
Sat-Sun: Closed

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