Violence is an epidemic that spreads through communities, but a Green Dot can stop it in its tracks. Bystander intervention is the key to making the green dots spread and ending power based violence. While it’s easier said than done, Green Dot has three ways to help when you witness violence.
Nate Burke serves as a Senior Trainer for Green Dot, Etc., providing training, consulting and technical assistance to diverse populations in the domains of power-based personal violence prevention. Nate earned a master’s degree in Education from Bowling Green State University and bachelor’s degree in Organizational Communication and Consulting from the University of Central Oklahoma. During the seven years Nate served as a university administrator and instructor, he gained extensive experience working as an on-call crisis responder, a Title IX sexual assault advocate, and a conduct hearing officer. Nate has also served as a certified trainer for LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) ally initiatives.
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