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Jackson Katz, Ph.D. - Violence Against Women: It's a Men's Issue

Santa Clara County Office of Women's Policy

Thursday, August 28, 2014 from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM

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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.

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Mexican Heritage Plaza Theater
1700 Alum Rock Ave
San Jose, CA 95116

Thursday, August 28, 2014 from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM


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Santa Clara County Office of Women's Policy

Developed in the spirit of cooperation between the County and the community, the Office of Women’s Policy was created to identify and address current and emerging issues for women and girls challenging our community today. We promote special programs and activities to support and encourage the success of women and girls in all aspects of society. We serve as a focal point to enhance collaboration among women’s organizations, including the Commission on the Status of Women, and complement local advocacy efforts through a focus on education, effective public policy implementation, and systems and institutional reform to better serve women and girls.

 

County of Santa Clara Office of Women’s Policy

70 W. Hedding, East Wing-11th Floor, San Jose, CA 95110

Phone: (408) 299-5152

Fax (408) 297-4698

Email: owp@ceo.sccgov.org

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