What's with the Green Dot?

GREEN DOT is a prevention program focused on empowering bystanders to become active members in reducing power-based personal violence (PBPV) to make our campus a safer place to live, work, and attend school.

What is PBPV?
"Power-based personal violence is a form of violence that has as a primary motivator the assertion of power, control and/or intimidation in order to harm another. This includes partner violence, sexual assault, stalking, and other uses of force, threat, intimidation, or harassment of an individual. It also includes the use of alcohol or drugs to commit any of these acts. These acts are inclusive of acts committed by strangers, friends, acquaintances, intimates, or other persons." (Source: Ending Violence...One Green Dot at a Time, Dorothy J. Edwards, PhD)

Here at Central we are passionate about introducing Green Dot onto our campus; making it a standard in our community that whenever possible, we do something.

"No one has to do everything. Everyone has to do something"
Live the Green Dot