Green Dots for Men

 

 

Sample Green Dots for Men

  • Tell a woman in your life that power-based personal violence matters to you.
  • Ask women in your life how power-based personal violence has impacted them.
  • Ask a man in your life how power-based personal violence has impacted him or someone he cares about.
  • Have one conversation with one male friend or relative about the GREEN DOT.
  • Ask a woman in your life what you can do to help take a stand against violence.
  • Ask one male friend or relative what he thinks about power-based personal violence and what men could do to help stop it.
  • Visit the Jackson Katz website (http://www.jacksonkatz.com/) and read “10 Things Men Can Do To End Gender Violence.”
  • Have a conversation with a younger man or boy who looks up to you about how important it is for men to help end violence.
  • Google “men against violence” and read what men around the country are doing.
  • If you suspect someone you care about is a victim of violence, gently ask if you can help.
  • Attend an awareness event with three male friends.
  • Organize a men’s event to raise money to support violence prevention.
  • Text your three best guy friends that you went to the Green Dot training and you want to talk to them about it.

 

Resources for Men Online:

 

National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women (VAW)

Special Collection: “Men and Boys: Preventing Sexual and Intimate Partner Violence”

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1 is 2 Many Campaign featuring President Obama, Vice President Biden, Eli Manning, Jeremy Lin, Jimmy Rollins, Evan Longoria, David Beckham, Joe Torre and Andy Katz.

 

 

Educational Resources for Men by Men:

Websites

 

Books
  • Boys Will Be Men: Raising Our Sons for Courage, Caring and Community (Print-Non-Fiction). Kivel, Paul. New Society Publishers, 1999.
  • Packaging Boyhood: Saving Our Sons from Superheroes, Slackers and Other Media Stereotypes (Print-Non-Fiction). Brown, Lyn Mikel; Lamb, Sharon; Tappan, Mark. St. Martin’s Press, 2009.

 

Documentaries
  • “Hip Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes” by Byron Hurt (video).
  • “I am a Man: Black Masculinity in America” by Byron Hurt (video).

 

 

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