Essentials of Advocacy Spring 2015
- Comfort Suites, Bismarck ND
Whether you personally see it as good, bad, or somewhere in between, communities in western and central North Dakota have been rapidly changing over the last few years.
This change comes in the form of revitalized towns, bustling growth, and healthy economies, but also in the form of maxed out social services, a changing culture where everything has a price, and increased violence against women and girls.
But it doesn't have to be this way.
Please join us, CAWS North Dakota and Men Can Stop Rape, to change the dominant stories of masculinity and spread the message of healthy masculinity. The Healthy Masculinity Action Project (HMAP) is designed to raise the visibility of healthy masculinity and build a new generation of male leaders across the country who model non-violence, emotionally healthy masculinity and serve as positive changemakers in society.
Pre-registration is requested but walk-ins are always welcome.
Schedule of Events
Wednesday, July 31
9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Where Do You Stand? Campaign Information Session
10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Healthy Masculinity Action Project Town Hall
1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Bus tour of McKenzie County, led by McKenzie County Economic Development and Tourism (please RSVP)
Come a day early for the Where Do You Stand? Bystander Intervention Training. Register at http://ndbystanderintervention.eventbrite.com
Visit www.ndcaws.org for other opportunities to join us in ending domestic and sexual violence in ND.
Men Can Stop Rape mentors male youth and successfully mobilizes them to prevent men’s violence against women and other men; inspires young men to create their own positive definitions of masculinity, manhood, and strength; develops healthy relationships with others; embraces the concept of personal responsibility; works in partnership with female peers; and does their part to end violence and build safe communities. www.mencanstoprape.org
CAWS North Dakota is a nonprofit membership organization that supports the 20 sexual and domestic violence crisis intervention centers across the state. We provide information, tools, and training to a wide range of partners. Find us online at www.cawsnorthdakota.org!
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