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GREEN DOT PROGRAMS AND INITIATIVES

“Building Community. Encouraging Action.”

Green Dot at Iowa State University hosts programs throughout the year to create awareness and education that promotes being an active bystander. 

 

Annual Green Dot Launch

This event is highly engaging and full of fun, while learning ways to address violence on campus and in our community. Participants learn ways to be active bystanders by using reactive and proactive behaviors. Enjoy food, music, games. Win raffle prizes and Green Dot swag. Visit Cy at the Green Dot Photo Booth. 

 

 

Green Dot DVAM Awareness Month

Green Dot at Iowa State hosts and co-sponsors events that educate and motivate our campus community to address issues of relationship and domestic violence. Learn more about how you can get involved in the month of October

 

Green Dot Action Week

Green Dot Action week is meant to connect the Iowa State community to action-oriented, Proactive Green Dots. Green Dot action week includes a bystander training event, online/social media engagement, discussions, One Dot Service (community service), and more. Click the title to learn more!

 

 

 

 

Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM)

The SAAM campaign focuses on the response, prevention and support against sexual violence on college campuses and institutions of higher education. The initiatives and programs are aimed towards both campus personnel and students with messages about bystander intervention, response, resources, ally-ship, consent, and healthy sexuality.

 

Denim Day

Every April we recognize Denim Day and engage in educational outreach across campus. Denim Day originated when a The Italian Supreme Court overturned a rape conviction by alleging that the survivor’s jeans were too tight to have been removed without her assistance. Denim Day reminds us to believe and stand with survivors. 

 

 

Events for your group or department

Green Dot at Iowa State thrives on connecting to campus. Green Dot has co-hosted events such as Sex in Dark to promote education around sexual health. Education on health relationships, consent, sexual health and more ARE proactive green dots. If your group is interested in connecting to programs and would like the assistance of Green Dot, please contact greendot@iastate.edu. 

 

 

Upcoming Bystander Trainings:

Stay tuned for upcoming training opportunities!