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The 5D's of Being An Upstander: Don't be a bystander, be an Upstander!

Be an Upstander, not a Bystander!

The 5D's are different methods – Distract, Delegate, Document, Delay, and Direct – that you can use to support someone who’s being harassed, emphasize that harassment is not okay, and demonstrate to people in your life that you have the power to make our community safer.

See below for details on the 5 D's of Being An Upstander and click here for the 1-page infographic.

Source: Right To Be. For specific examples and videos of how to use "The 5 D's" and more details on how to be an Upstander visit:

Mark your calendars and stay tuned for how to register for our next FREE self-defense workshop on Saturday, April 29 from 11-1 PM hosted by Team CAMA in partnership with Healing PUSO, The 209 Asian & Pacific Islander Coalition, and Little Manila Rising.


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