Workplace bullying: Faces of change


Massachusetts workplace anti-bullying advocate Torii Bottomley is leading an artistic project designed to introduce the faces of workplace bullying targets to a broader public. Called “Face Workplace Bullying,” it portrays 14 individuals who have experienced workplace bullying during their work lives.

Massachusetts Healthy Workplace Advocates calls this “A new way to bring attention to workplace bullying” and provides details about how others can contact Torii and get involved.

In a quiet but significant way, these photographs represent a transition: Courageous people who have transformed from being targets of workplace bullying to becoming advocates for change. As I wrote several years ago in connection with the Healthy Workplace Bill:

Especially for targets of this abuse, the decision to become an advocate for law reform often requires courage and fortitude. Meaningful social change is often effected by those who have experienced injustice and mistreatment. In this sense, the decision to go from “victim” to advocate can be an empowering one, a personal statement that one will harness a terrible experience to help others.


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  1. Hallo David, How and where can I contact Torii Bottomley? You probably know my website: and the related FB sire. Best regards, Aliana Aliana B. E. von Richthofen Phone: 1 617 240-7033 CONFIDENTIAL: This e-mail, including its contents and attachments, if any, are confidential. If you are not the named recipient please notify the sender and immediately delete it. You may not disseminate, distribute, or forward this e-mail message or disclose its contents to anybody else. Ideas, Copyright and any other intellectual property rights contained herein are the sole property of Aliana Brodmann.

    Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2016 15:04:44 +0000 To:

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