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Community dialogues about healthy masculinity – creating safe spaces where positive masculinity is discussed, understood and promoted.
Australian archeologist Peter McAllister said: "I have a strong feeling that masculinity is in crisis. Men are really searching for a role in modern society; the things we used to do aren't in much demand anymore."
The many patriarchal historical constructions of society that are in flux have created a society where any one-size conception of masculinity is thrown into the open. Recent studies have shown men to have lower college attendance and performance, career readiness and increased mental health issues. I would like to work with men to create in-person community dialogues around the theme of healthy masculinities. The aim is to get a group of 30 men of ages 16-and-up from various backgrounds into a 3-hour long dialogue with a mix of activities that allows them to get to know one another in a space safe enough to share some of their vulnerabilities and learn to hold space for one another.
Hey, students – do you have an idea to ignite change?
Get funded to work together with your community to bring that idea to life? Amazing things happen when people come together (especially when you win up to $3,000 to work with)!
Register today – all you need is your name and a brief description of your idea.