Watch and Learn with UNITY lead trainer and Alumni Marcus “Emcee One” Guinn for more tools to better understand and address lateral violence.
The UNITY Network Voted in 2020 on their top ten issues facing Native youth, and #5 most common response was “Bullying, gossiping, cultural bullying or lateral violence”. Let’s work together to address this. In some homes, young Native people grow up witnessing the isolating effects of poverty, substance abuse, domestic violence, and feeling “less than.” Without social supports, they may want to make themselves feel better and release their anger and frustration, so may resort to bullying others, including other AI/AN youth. Read More