April Tools to End Violence

  On Saturday, April 1st, Green Dot Alaska communities will host simultaneous bystander training events in their communities, coinciding with Child Abuse Prevention Month, Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and National Public Health Week. For the third year, Green Dot communities in Homer, Anchorage, Fairbanks, Kenai and Nome are uniting to turn awareness into action. April Action Month begins by “connecting the …

Tara SchmidtApril Tools to End Violence

10 in 10 contest: support local businesses who do green dots!

the alibi | alice’s | bulletproof nets | kbay caffé | homer bookstore | homer public library Did you know that some of your favorite local businesses and workplaces are dedicating 10 days this month to generating Green Dots? It’s true — and they need your help! Starting this Saturday, Oct. 10, the Alibi, Alice’s Champagne Palace, Bulletproof Nets, the …

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Meme-a-thon at Alice’s tomorrow, Aug. 4 at 5:30pm

Help us invent memes to share online that educate, inspire or make us giggle. Bring a laptop if you wish as we work with a meme generator to make funny pictures with a common message: We all have a part to play in preventing violence. Featuring new characters Die Hard Dorothy, Barrier Bear, and Green Dot Doug, and old friends …

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We say thanks with help from babies

Many people talk about future generations when they share their motivation for supporting Green Dot Homer or for doing green dots. What a better way to thank them than by sharing the cuteness of our instructors’ little ones? If you love puns, babies, surprises, and dorkiness, these video shout outs definitely worth a watch. Like the dollar value of a …

Tara SchmidtWe say thanks with help from babies

Indiegogo campaign results and Green Dot A Gogo

Green Dot Homer’s crowdfunding campaign has come to a close…not with a whimper, but with a BANG! Thanks to the generous support of the community, we raised more money in donations the night for Green Dot A Gogo than any other day during the campaign: a total of $1,173 that night alone! And with that, a good deal of thank …

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can you help us get to $5,000 today?

We are in AWE of the overwhelming support our Indiegogo campaign has gotten from individuals and businesses who are determined to make Homer safer. As I write this, we have raised $4,220 with a total of 55 incredible funders.  We’re almost halfway to our goal of raising $10,000 to train 1,000 people how to safely intervene to prevent violence! Shout-out to everyone …

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so long and thanks, 2014

We want to thank you for being part of this important work. This has truly been an action-focused year. 2014 saw the launch of Green Dot Homer, and together we have made huge accomplishments — from working to change cultural norms around violence in Homer, to generating and documenting 1,095 green dots in the month of April, to training 268 individuals …

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Gold Standard Green Dot Spot: City of Homer

We’re pleased to announce an enormous achievement made by a collaboration between Green Dot Homer and the City of Homer. The City of Homer committed to training all divisions of the City of Homer in Green Dot bystander skills. Employees of the City of Homer have participated in 4 hours of Green Dot training, equipping them with the knowledge and skills it …

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We’re going to train 1,000 people. Can you help?

Click here for our Indiegogo campaign!  In the past year, almost 200 people have been trained in Green Dot techniques. We’ve presented at health fairs, in workplaces, to clubs, and are now working toward teaching high school students these powerful skills that apply to bullying and teen dating violence as well. Our goal is to raise $10,000 in order to …

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Are you free at 6:00 PM this evening? Come to the Homer City Council meeting and show your support!

Tonight at 6:00 PM the Homer City Council will consider a resolution proclaiming Homer a Green Dot community, recognizing our efforts to reduce violence, and and calling on all residents and visitors to speak out against violence and promote Green Dot behaviors where they can. If you can make it, please come down and take 3 minutes to tell the …

adminAre you free at 6:00 PM this evening? Come to the Homer City Council meeting and show your support!