On a cold January day in Minnesota, over 70 community members came together to learn how we can all help raise boys and young men to be their best selves, ending the demand for sexual exploitation. Church members, Rotary members, families, young and old - we all have a role to play in creating a healthy culture for all genders, free from exploitation.
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Take a look at the organizations and individuals that led our morning, download some of the great resources, and get started with every day actions that can lead to lasting change!
Noelle Volin, Don't Buy It Project of Men as Peacemakers - Engaging Men and Others in communities to End the Demand for Commercial Sexual Exploitation
Ethan Levin, Macalester College Student, Athletes Against Sexual Violence - male college athletes leading discussions with high school athletes, peer to peer, on healthy relationships, consent, and ending sexual violence
Andy Jolivette, Detoxifying Masculinity - gatherings for men to openly discuss their experiences in male culture, and to learn and live into healthy masculinity
Chain Reaction Theatre Project "What Guys Really Want" play runs Feb 9 - March 3 across the Twin Cities, at venues including Lutheran churches. Come, be a part of the conversation!
Jonathan Niesche, parent and church middle school mentor for boys - shared his work to encourage positive growth and leadership as a Christian male