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AGENDA

November 14, 2019

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8:00 a.m.

 
WELCOME  
The Men's Center for Growth & Change Conference Co-Chairs

8:30 a.m.

KEYNOTE
MAN BOX CULTURE
AND THE RISE OF THE #METOO MOVEMENT
Mark Greene and Dr. Robin Smith 

8:45 a.m.

15 MINUTE BREAK

9:45 a.m.

MORNING WORKSHOPS
1) WRESTLING WITH OUR DEMENTORS:
     Helping Men Address Harmful Sexual Biases
     in the #MeToo Era
     Dr. Rob Garfield and Dr. Jake Kriger
 
2) ORGANIZING FOR GENDER JUSTICE:
     The Masculinity Action Project
     at Lutheran Settlement House 
     Toby Fraser, Richie Schulz, Sean Whiteman
 
3) INTERSECTIONALITY AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE:
     Men of Color Discuss their Experiences
     of Sexual Assault and Abuse
     Brother Robb Carter and John Taylor
  
4) FROM MOVEMENT TO MOMENT:
     Creating Space for Men’s Narratives,
     Raising Awareness in Sexual Violence Prevention
     Levon Cannady

10:00 a.m.

 
15 MINUTE BREAK

11:00 a.m.

KEYNOTE
THE POWER OF CONNECTION TO BUILD GOOD MEN
Dr. Michael Reichert

11:15 a.m.

LUNCH BREAK

12:15 p.m.

 
KEYNOTE
HELPING  BOYS AND YOUNG MEN OF COLOR
NAVIGATE RELATIONSHIPS WITH GIRLS AND WOMEN
IN THE #METOO ERA
Dr. Howard Stevenson

1:30 p.m.

15 MINUTE BREAK

2:30 p.m.

AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS
 
A) THE FATHERING CIRCLE:
     Raising Boys in the Era of #MeToo
     Chuck Esser, Eric Marsh, and Billy Yalowitz
 
B) FOSTERING RELATIONAL INTELLIGENCE IN FAMILIES
     TO REDUCE SEXISM, DISCRIMINATION,
     AND GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE
     Dr. Saliha Bava and Mark Greene
 
C) RECONSIDERING MASCULINITY
     Dr. Robert Heasley

2:45 p.m.

TBD

15 MINUTE BREAK

3:45 p.m.

KEYNOTE
TRANSFORMATIONAL HEALING AND RECONCILIATION
IN THE ERA OF #METOO
Dr. Will Keepin and Dr. Cynthia Brix

4:00 p.m.

END OF THE FIRST DAY

5:00 p.m.

November 15, 2019

REGISTRATION

8:00 a.m.

 
WELCOME  

8:30 a.m.

KEYNOTE
HOW COURAGEOUS ALLYSHIP
AND INCLUSIVE MENTORSHIP CAN ENHANCE
GENDER RELATIONS IN THE WORKPLACE
Dr. David Smith

8:45 a.m.

15 MINUTE BREAK

9:45 a.m.

KEYNOTE
FROM SIT-INS TO SOCIAL MEDIA:
The Evolution of College-Based Sexual Violence Prevention   
Dr. Jessica A. Mertz

10:00 a.m.

15 MINUTE BREAK

11:00 a.m.

MORNING  WORKSHOPS
 

A) MENTORING:
     Creating Empathy, Reducing Harm in the Workplace

     L’Oreal McCollum, MSW, Jenn Pollitt, PhD, and Miriam                 Edelstein, JD

 

B) CHALLENGE SEXISM:
     Shevet, the Moving Traditions’ Program
     for Jewish Teen Boys 

     Dr. Deborah Meyer and Rabbi Daniel Brenner

 

C) WHOEVER SAID IT WOULD BE EASY?
     Doing Good Work with Men and Dealing
     with Resistance Along the Way

     Lisa Hickey and Dr. Robert Heasley

11:15 a.m.

45 MINUTE LUNCH BREAK

12:15 p.m.

 
KEYNOTE
HOW CAN MEN HELP IN THE #METOO ERA:
An International, Research-Based Perspective
Dr. Giovanna Lauro

1:30 p.m.

15 MINUTE BREAK

2:30 p.m.

KEYNOTE
#METOO AND EARNED REDEMPTION
Dean Lesley Wexler

2:45 p.m.

15 MINUTE BREAK

3:45 p.m.

CLOSING PLENARY
NEXT STEPS:
Where We Go from Here? Joining Forces, Joining Voices”  
MCGC Staff and Presenters/Audience

4:00 p.m.

END OF CONFERENCE

5:00 p.m.

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