stuff to check out – April

Domestic Violence Project, Inc. & Malone University Present

Bystander intervention: Mentors in violence Prevention
Helping Youth Develop the Skills of Resiliency –
Peer Intervention as a Powerful Influence
Presented by Dr. Jackson Katz

Friday, April 12, 2013
8 a.m. registration – workshop 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Johnson Center Dining Room . Malone University
2600 Cleveland Ave NW . Canton OH 44709
Dr. Jackson Katz is internationally recognized for his groundbreaking work
in gender violence prevention education and critical media literacy. The bystander approach focuses on how witnesses can either support violence or challenge it through viable interventions. Peer influence significantly impacts choices on campuses and in high schools. Helping students develop the skills of resiliency and critical thinking is important in avoiding gender violence and bullying.

A Free Seminar for educators, coaches, college & high school peer leaders. Must pre-register ∙ Social Work, Counselor CEUs/RCHs available ∙ Indicate type of CEUs needed with registration. Email registration to Stacey Giammarco at
Registration deadline is Monday, April 8, 2013.


 More Than A Few Good Men:
Lecture on American Manhood & Violence Against Women
Thursday, April 11, 2013, 7pm
Free at Johnson Center, Malone University
2600 Cleveland Ave NW, Canton OH 44709

Dr. Jackson Katz – Educator, author, filmmaker and cultural theorist, Katz is internationally recognized for his groundbreaking work in gender violence prevention education and critical media literacy. Co-founder of the Mentors In Violence Prevention (MVP) program, a leading gender violence prevention initiative in professional and college athletics. Guest TED lecturer and frequent Huffington Post contributor.
• Educates men on rape & other forms of gender violence without blaming them.
• Shares stories from his pioneering gender violence prevention work with U.S. Marines, professional & collegiate athletes & college fraternities.
• Illustrates how sports culture, comedy, advertising and other media depictions of men, women, sex & violence contribute to gender violence.
• Shows how homophobia prevents many men & women from dealing honestly with sexism.
• Draws connections between the campus culture of drinking & the incidence of sexual assault.

Sponsored by The HealthPath Foundation of Ohio


One thought on “stuff to check out – April

  1. Thanks Deb!

    Karen Abel Jepsen, OCPS II

    Prevention Director


    Domestic Violence Project, Inc.

    P O Box 9459

    Canton, OH 44711-9459

    W: 330-445-2000 ext. 242

    F: 330-445-2007

    Mission Statement: Domestic Violence Project, Inc. provides emergency and supportive services including drug and alcohol treatment, to victims of domestic violence and promotes increased public awareness of domestic violence issues.

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