Violence & Silence: Jackson Katz, Ph.D at TEDxFiDiWomen

TED TalksThis is a great presentation of the gender violence problem and how we can work together to fix it.

Jackson Katz, Phd, is an anti-sexist activist and expert on violence, media and masculinities. An author, filmmaker, educator and social theorist, Katz has worked in gender violence prevention work with diverse groups of men and boys in sports culture and the military, and has pioneered work in critical media literacy. Katz is the creator and co-founder of the Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) program, which advocates the ‘bystander approach’ to sexual and domestic violence prevention. He’s also seen in the award winning documentary “MissRepresentation.”

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In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.

~Martin Luther King Jr.