PIRC's Sharyn Potter and Robert Eckstein are quoted in this New York Times article, discussing the effectiveness of bystander intervention training and its use to combat sexual harassment in the workplace.
PIRC Co-Director, Jane Stapleton, participated in a Congressional Roundtable on Promoting Healthy Relationships in K-12 Education and Preventing and Responding to Sexual Violence on College Campuses, hosted by the Bipartisan Task Force to End Sexual Violence.
Keene and Claremont, NH residents participated in the Green Dot bystander intervention program, through a partnerhsip funded by the CDC, which also funds a research studyby the Prevention Innovations Research Center at the University of New Hampshire to determine the program's effectiveness throughout the course of the
PIRC Researchers received a three-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to evaluate an innovative strategy to keep an on-campus incidents of intimate partner violence or sexual assault from leading to problem drinking and/or mental health issues, such as depression.
Eighty-seven percent of returning students to the University of Kansas report feeling more confident in their ability to participate in bystander intervention after completing the online training, based on the Bringing in the Bystande