Potter, Banyard quoted in report on bystander intervention and #MeToo

Tuesday, February 26, 2019
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Prevention Innovations Research Center's (PIRC) executive director of research and UNH sociology professor Sharyn Potter and PIRC faculty fellow Vicki Banyard of Rutgers are quoted in a Longreads article about bystander intervention in the era of #MeToo.

The article highlights the success of bystander intervention training in helping communities within schools, the military and workplaces develop strategies to effectively intervene in potentially risky situations. The article also highlights cases where, had bystander intervention occurred, bad situations may have been avoided.

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