Business & Corporations

Overview

We can make a living and make a safer world at the same time. We partner with businesses, corporations, and other organizations to prevent sexual assault, stalking, harassment, and other violence in the workplace. We develop new programs and adapt existing curriculum, as well as ensure effective implementation through training and technical assistance. We also consult on strategic planning and capacity building for violence prevention to create healthy workplaces that foster social, physical, economic, and professional growth opportunities for employees and their clients.

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For companies large and small

We have adapted our violence prevention programs to create safe work environments, no matter the business size or profession. From multimillion dollar corporations to mom and pop shops, we work to create safe company cultures.  

Spotlight: Oregon Tradeswomen (OTI)

Our work is relevant for individual companies and membership associations. Since 2014, we’ve been collaborating with OTI to adapt and implement the Green Dot Violence Prevention Strategy to address bullying, harassment, hazing, and other forms of aggression in Portland’s construction trades. After an extensive customization of the curriculum, Green Dot for the Trades is currently being piloted on the Multnomah County Courthouse project in Portland, Oregon, led by Hoffman Construction. To ensure impact, an ongoing evaluation project is currently being conducted by a team at Portland State University, examining the effectiveness of the program.

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Spotlight: Tales of the Cocktail®

Our impact extends into happy hour, too. We partnered with the world’s premier cocktail festival to provide training for bartenders, distillers, and other spirits professionals. By adapting the Green Dot Violence Prevention Strategy for the hospitality industry, we are working to create a frontline prevention force with skills to intervene in potentially harmful situations in bars, restaurants, and other venues.

Oregon Tradeswomen

Partnering to addresses bullying, harassment, hazing, and other forms of aggression in Portland’s construction trades.

U.S. Air Force

Partnering to set norms of respect, intolerance of interpersonal violence, and individual responsibility.

Relevant Research

RCT Testing Bystander Effectiveness to Reduce Violence

American Journal of Preventative Medicine

This study evaluated the Green Dot bystander intervention to reduce sexual violence and related forms of interpersonal violence in 26 high schools over 5 years and showed a significant decrease in sexual violence perpetration and also in other forms of interpersonal violence perpetration and victimization.

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Challenge and Opportunity in Evaluating a Diffusion-Based Active Bystander Prevention

This article explores the methodology of a 5-year, CDC funded study of the Green Dot bystander program as it is implemented in high schools across Kentucky. It is the first of several articles in this special issue of the Violence Against Women journal which discusses the evaluation of Green Dot in high schools.

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Evaluation of the Green Dot Bystander Intervention to Reduce Interpersonal Violence Among College Students Across Three Campuses Violence Against Women

This study compared rates of violence by type among undergraduate students  attending a college campus with the GreenDot bystander intervention with students at two colleges without bystander programs and explains that victimization rates were significantly lower among students attending the campus with Green Dot relative to the two other campuses.

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