For anyone interested in discussing healthy masculinity, there’s a conference happening on October 17 - 19, 2012. It’s occurring in Washington, DC. Early registration prices end on August 17th, so check it out soon!
This summit is bringing together male and female leaders, from business to education, from policy to sports, as well as organizations working to prevent violence against women and girls and other forms of violence. Some discussions that will happen at this summit include What is Healthy Masculinity, and How Can It Improve Our Lives? Healthy Masculinity, Race and Ethnicity. Healthy Masculinity, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Expression. Healthy Masculinity and Fatherhood. Engaging Male Athletes and Coaches through Healthy Masculinity.
- Use storytelling as a means of information gathering about healthy masculinity
- Begin developing a collective definition of healthy masculinity
- Begin creating specific strategies to positively engage men at the community level
- Offer tools and resources to organize Healthy Masculinity Town Halls