“Renaissance Male” Teleconference June 29, 2010: “Rage, Race and Redemption”

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This announcement, courtesy of Jewel Woods, Executive Director of the Renaissance Male Project Inc., “a midwest multi-cultural & multi-issue progressive men’s organization”:

JUNE BROWN BAG AUDIO TELECONFERENCE

Next Tuesday, June 29th

Rage, Race & Redemption: Engaging The Emotional Lives Of Men Of Color

Victor Lewis is an internationally recognized leader in the field of anti-oppression diversity work and alliance building. As an educator, trainer and activist, Lewis has conducted keynote speeches, seminars, workshops and “train the trainer” programs throughout the U.S. and abroad. He is best known for his inspiring and catalytic leadership role in the award-winning race relations documentary, “The Color of Fear.” Lewis is co-author, with Hugh Vasquez, of Lessons from “The Color of Fear,” a four volume curriculum to be used in conjunction with the film. This is an indispensable resource for educators, diversity trainers and facilitators. Lewis also conducts trainings using the curriculum. He is also a contributor to the anthology, Crash Course: Reflections on the Film “Crash” for Critical Dialogues about Race, Power and Privilege. Lewis is currently Director of the Center for Diversity Leadership and Coordinator of Curriculum Development for Speak Out. He was previously a senior trainer with the Oakland Men’s Project, a leader amongst pro-feminist men’s organizations, and one of the nation’s premier violence-prevention training institutes. Lewis also has written and lectured extensively on the roots of male violence when he served as co-chair of the National Organization for Men Against Sexism (NOMAS). 

He is also a contributor to the anthology, Crash Course: Reflections
on the Film “Crash” for Critical Dialogues about Race, Power and
Privilege.

Lewis is currently Director of the Center for Diversity Leadership and
Coordinator of Curriculum Development for Speak Out. He was previously
a senior trainer with the Oakland Men’s Project, a leader amongst
pro-feminist men’s organizations, and one of the nation’s premier
violence-prevention training institutes. Lewis also has written and
lectured extensively on the roots of male violence when he served as
co-chair of the National Organization for Men Against Sexism (NOMAS).

Monthly Brown Bag Discussions sponsored by the Renaissance Male
Project
bring together a wide array of educators, clinicians,
intellectuals, artists and authors to discuss their work and topics
that are important to men and boys in the U.S. and worldwide.

TIME: CALL-IN (12:00-1:00PM Eastern)

The telconference is free, but participants must register in advance.  Registration via the web is here

-Bridget Crawford

 

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