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Nonviolent Active Bystander Training - AOWG

During the inauguration on Friday, January 20, join the Anti-Oppression Work Group and students, faculty, staff, and community members to practice an active bystander intervention based on the principles of strategic nonviolence at the UMB Community Engagement Center.

Our training is one of dozens taking place simultaneously at sites across DC, MD and VA. Join us as we practice responding helpfully and nonviolently when we witness hate speech or harassment.

Sign up using the link below to learn how to:

- de-escalate conflict

- use your mobile device or camera to document injustice

- offer support to keep bad situations from getting worse

Our training and all of the others across MD, DC, and VA are free. All you have to do is sign up, show up, and stand up!

Baltimore, MD – Community Engagement Center, University of Maryland – Baltimore (60 training slots) **1pm-4pm**

Address: 870 W. Baltimore St., Baltimore, MD 21201

Trainers: Bethan McGarry; Karen Campion, Anne Hilb

Contact: Karen Campion ( and Bethan McGarry (

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