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Dartmouth Bystander Initiative

6 North Main Street
Robinson Hall, Suite 319
Hanover, NH 03755
Hinman Box 6144
Phone: (603) 646-9414
Fax: (603) 646-1444
Email: dbi@dartmouth.edu
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About DBI

DBI takes a practical, research-informed approach to violence prevention. DBI combines the long-term work of shifting norms that support violence and the short-term, urgent work preventing the next act of violence.

The DBI Approach

Our approach aims to:

  • Prevent acts of violence from happening in the moment.
  • Expand the bystander role to proactively create a community that does not tolerate violence.
  • Offer programs that meet people where they are, introduce new ideas in small steps, build intrinsic motivation to examine beliefs, and allow time to process.

The Dartmouth Bystander Initiative was made in collaboration with Green Dot and uses the same philosophy and approach to prevent violence.

Last Updated: 9/24/15