“Looking Out for Each Other: Bystander Intervention Training”

A Virtual Town Hall sponsored by Senator Liz Krueger and the New York City Commission on Human Rights

Thursday, October 28th from 7pm – 8:30pm

Bystander intervention is predicated on the idea that we all play a role in creating safe public spaces for each other when we see our neighbors and community members facing bias, discrimination, or harassment.

The NYC Commission on Human Rights provides trainings to New Yorkers with the tools and strategies to help New Yorkers respond safely when they witness bias incidents and discrimination. Participants leave these trainings equipped with verbal and behavioral de-escalation strategies to intervene non-violently to disrupt hate-violence or hate speech.

The Commission’s training was developed in partnership with the Center of Anti-Violence Education NYC.

The Virtual Town Hall will feature:
· Annabel Palma, Chair and Commissioner, NYC Commission on Human Rights
· Jonah Boyarin, Jewish Communities Liaison, Associate Human Rights Specialist, NYC Commission on Human Rights
· Ryan DuBois, Associate Human Rights Specialist, NYC Commission on Human Rights

You will have the option of joining the event online through Zoom, a webinar hosting service.

You will also have the option to view the event online through Facebook. Please note that you do not need a Facebook account or profile to view the event through Facebook.

If you do not have access to a computer, tablet, or other electronic device, you can listen in by telephone.

**Once you register for the event, you will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom and Facebook links, and the call-in information.**

The event will feature a question and answer session with Annabel Palma, Jonah Boyarin, and Ryan DuBois. If you want to learn why people are targeted for discrimination and the best strategies to respond safely when you witness bias incidents, you should attend the October 28th Town Hall. Attendees will be able to submit questions through Zoom and Facebook during the event but are strongly encouraged to submit them in advance.

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