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Tony Porter Lecture on Masculinity

Tuesday, March 29, 2016
7:00pm – 8:30pm

Storrs Campus
Laurel Hall 102

Tony is an educator, activist and lecturer who has been working in the social justice arena for over twenty years. Co-founder of a leading national violence prevention organization, A CALL TO MEN, Tony is internationally recognized for engaging men in gender-based violence prevention through the promotion of healthy masculinity. He is a consultant and trainer with the NFL and NBA and has worked extensively with the U.S. Military and Naval Academies.

His lecture will address the social construction of masculinity and the acceptance of violence in America. Porter will challenge participants to examine individual attitudes and behaviors that negatively impact our campus culture and invite everyone to join the movement to end gender-based discrimination, harassment and violence here on campus and beyond.

Sponsored by the Women's Center, Leadership Office, OFSL & Athletics

Contact:

lauren.donais@uconn.edu

Women's Center (primary), Fraternity and Sorority Life, Student Activities Leadership Office, Title IX, UConn Master Calendar

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