Melting the Iceberg: Sexual Violence Prevention Workshop
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM (EDT)
National Educator Ben Atherton-Zeman of Voices of Men will be leading us in a Bystander and Prevention Workshop titled “Melting the Iceberg” on October 2nd from 9 till 10:30 am in Sykes Board Room. This workshop will focus on a new theory in the Sexual Violence and Domestic Violence movement developed from Northwestern University regarding our culture.
We invite all men and women in the community who are interested in sexual and domestic violence prevention to join us for this AMAZING workshop! Ben is a very dynamic presenter with almost 20 years in the movement against sexual and domestic violence.
We will have bagels and fruit from 8:30 am till 9:00 am.
Q&A from 10:30 till 11:00 AM
We hope you can join us!
Hosted by the Community Outreach and Training Department
About Ben Atherton-Zeman
Ben is a spokesperson for the National Organization for Men Against Sexism (www.nomas.org) and is a public speaker on issues of violence prevention. He has given performances and presentations in 44 states, Canada, China, England, Turkey, South Africa and the Czech Republic. Ben has spoken at military bases, colleges, high schools, public theatres, conferences, houses of worship and juvenile detention facilities. For the past seventeen years, Ben has worked as a prevention educator for rape crisis centers, domestic violence programs, and state coalitions. He is an advisory board member for the White Ribbon Campaign in the United Kingdom.
Ben identifies as a “recovering sexist” and believes every man must challenge violence and sexism in the world and in themselves. He met and fell in love with his incredible wife, Lucinda, twelve years ago while they were both doing improvisational comedy in Maine. They live in Maynard, MA and have no children except themselves.
When & Where
Crisis Center of Tampa Bay
At the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay we offer help, hope and healing to all people experiencing life’s problems and challenges, big and small. We are located in Tampa, Florida, and provide services throughout the State and beyond.
We can help you deal with the devastating trauma of sexual assault or abuse, domestic violence, financial distress, substance abuse, medical emergency, suicidal thoughts, emotional or situational problems.
We are here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Dial 2-1-1 where you will receive free, confidential crisis counseling, along with referrals to a Crisis Center service or to over 4,600 other community resources.