Dr. Jackson Katz Presents "Men, Women, Sex and Violence"To kick off "It's On Us Wilkes Week," join us for a keynote address by Dr. Jackson Katz on March 27 at 7 p.m. in the Henry Student Center Ballroom.
Katz, an educator, author, filmmaker and cultural theorist, is internationally renowned for his pioneering activism on issues of gender, race and violence. Featured on radio and TV programs worldwide, Katz's TED talk, "Violence Against Women - It's a Men's Issue," has been viewed more than three million times.
He co-founded the Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) program at Northeastern University's Center for the Study of Sport in Society. The mixed-gender, multiracial program is one of the most widely implemented and influential sexual and relationship abuse prevention programs in North America. High schools, colleges and professional sports organizations like the NFL, NBA, MLB and NASCAR have implemented Katz's MVP program. He also created the first worldwide gender violence prevention program in the history of the U.S. Marine Corps.
This event is free and open to the public, but online registration is required.