Allies & Advocates is a community response program that:
1) nurtures and supports individuals experiencing heightened anxiety, uncertainty, or incidents of hate/bias in this challenging social and cultural climate;
2) provides skills and tactics for safe and effective engagement in uncivil social interactions; and
3) offers resources and organizing tools for social justice activism.
It is a participatory scenario-based session that provide opportunities for individuals to learn about and practice responses to incidents they might encounter in their daily lives. The session include tips and tactics for de-escalation, passive intervention, and reporting on behalf of a victim or intended victim while avoiding confrontation with an aggressor.