San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Join the City of San Jose and the Santa Clara County Office of Women’s Policy for an afternoon with Jackson Katz, Ph.D., educator, author and cultural theorist for a discussion on his groundbreaking work in gender violence prevention.
Jackson Katz, Ph.D., is an educator, author and internationally acclaimed lecturer who is a pioneer in the fields of gender violence prevention education and critical media literacy. He is cofounder of Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP), one of the original "bystander" programs and the most widely utilized sexual and domestic violence prevention initiative in college and professional athletics in North America. He is the creator of the film Tough Guise and author of The Macho Paradox and Leading Men: Presidential Campaigns and the Politics of Manhood. He lectures widely in the United States and around the world on violence, media, and masculinities.
Watch Jackson's recent talk at TEDxWomen: www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTvSfeCRxe8.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) Available
This course meets the requirements for 2.0 hours of continuing education for LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences; PCE 347. To attain CEU’s, you must arrive on time, stay for the entire workshop, sign in and out, including your BBS-issued Registration number.
When & Where
County of Santa Clara Office of Women's Policy
Developed in the spirit of collaboration between the County and the community in 1998, the Office of Women’s Policy is a leading voice in Silicon Valley on the needs of women and girls, serving as a catalyst for awareness and action on current and emerging issues that impact women's health, safety and security. Through analysis, research and strategic collaboration, OWP works to ensure that programs and services, and also systems and policy support women's leadership, full equality and advancement in the home, at work and in the community.
- Serve as a bridge between County and community to ensure the voice of women and girls is present in decision-making
- Conduct outreach and dialogue to identify and raise awareness of current and emerging issues for women and girls
- Strategically collaborate to better leverage resources, identify programs and services, and examine the effectiveness of policy and systems in meeting the needs of women and girls
- Influence the legislative process at the local, state and national levels
Our Major Policy Tracks
Everything we do at the Office of Women's Policy is guided by the belief that we must leverage the strength of women and girls to create a local, strong, sustainable economy that is equitable to all. Our major policy tracks for action include:
- Violence and Crime