AWARE is a self-defense course that is founded on statistic-based research and focuses on what is real and what works. By emphasizing the principal that less is best, AWARE material is kept simple so it is easy to learn, and more importantly, is easy to retain and use. Focus is placed on identifying threatening behaviors and avoiding them while providing physical skills in case avoidance fails. All are welcome to attend.
This prevention program emphasizes a bystander intervention approach and assumes that everyone has a role to play in ending violence against women. It teaches bystanders how to safely intervene in instances where an incident may be occurring or where there may be risk.