Saturday, February 20, 2016

How To Be Safe In South Boston

How to Be Safe in South Boston (...and beyond)

FREE Bystander Training by the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC)

When: Tuesday, February 23d at 7PM
Where: South Boston Boys & Girls Club
230 West 6th Street (02127)
Free & Open to the public
Featuring BARCC Staffers:
Stephanie Trilling, Manager of Community Awareness & Prevention Services
Cassie Luna, Community Awareness & Prevention Services Coordinator

Information about the free BARCC Bystander Training: “This in-depth, skill-building workshop focuses on how to safely act to challenge inappropriate sexual and violent behaviors in one’s community and environment. It includes current research that reveals why people do or do not intervene as well as empathy building exercises and role-plays.”

The training is approximately 1 1/2 hours and is free and open to the public. To RSVP and for more information contact: Kathleen via email KBSMFA(at)hotmail.com or call 617-876-2371.

A big thank you to the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center for donating this training for the South Boston community and to the South Boston Boys & Girls Club for graciously hosting this event. Special thanks to State Senator Linda Forry and her staff and also to the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services (ONS) and ONS South Boston Liaison John Allison for their help with this event.

originally published 2.7.16

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