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StepUP and UVM's Common Ground

Step UP: Think. Care. Act is UVM’s Bystander Intervention program, which is designed to help inspire individuals to take positive action to reduce harm. It’s reminder that you are powerful. Your voice matters and you can do something to show up and be an active bystander when someone is in need.

The goals of Step UP! Think.Care. Act

  • Raise awareness of helping behaviors
  • Increase motivation to help
  • Develop skills and confidence when responding to problems or concerns
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of self and others