November 14th, 2017
Jackson Katz, an internationally renowned expert known for his pioneering scholarship and activism on issues of gender, race and violence, will present a compelling keynote address. Katz will focus on how to promote gender equity and prevent gender bias in schools and communities. He will be joined by Middlesex Sheriff Peter Koutoujian, co-chair for the Massachusetts White Ribbon Campaign. A student panel will give voice to how strength can be redefined as a force for justice. Thank you to Proskauer Rose LLP for the generous contribution to support this event.
November 14, 2017
Assabet Valley Technical High School
215 Fitchburg Street, Marlborough
8:15 am – 8:45 am Registration and Breakfast
8:45 am – 2:30 Conference
COST: free/members or $100/nonmembers
About Jackson Katz
JACKSON KATZ, Ph.D., is an educator, author, filmmaker and cultural theorist who is internationally renowned for his pioneering scholarship and activism on issues of gender, race and violence. In 1993 he co-founded Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP), one of the longest-running and most widely influential sexual assault and relationship abuse prevention programs in high schools, colleges, sports culture and the military in North America and beyond. He also created the award-winning documentaries Tough Guise and Tough Guise 2, and is the author of The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and How All Men Can Help, and Man Enough? Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and the Politics of Presidential Masculinity. He lectures extensively in the U.S. and around the world on violence, media and masculinities.
PDPs are offered for all MPY professional development conferences. PDPs are issued for minimum of 10 hours through attending two linked conferences. To earn PDPs, you must attend this event and its companion conference in the spring.
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All Middlesex Partnerships for Youth conferences are handicapped accessible. Middlesex Partnerships for Youth will work to make reasonable accommodations as requested by individuals with disabilities. Requests should be made at least 3 weeks before the event. Direct accommodation requests to Executive Director Margie Daniels at Margie@mpyinc.org.
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