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2010 Men of Strength Awards
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
The 12th Annual Men of Strength Awards
Wednesday, September 22 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
National Press Club Ballroom, Washington, DC
Join us at the National Press Club on Wednesday, September 22 as we kick off the school year and honor three DC teens for their contributions in promoting healthy relationships and nonviolence in their communities.
Terrill Wise, Jonathan Wade, and Anwar Muhammad Nur are all participants or graduates of the organization’s Men of Strength Club, a teen dating and sexual violence prevention curriculum taught in every public middle school and high school in the District. Terrill, Jonathan, and Anwar have all demonstrated an outstanding commitment to being a “man of strength,” serving their communities through volunteer activities, and speaking out about the importance of men’s involvement in stopping violence against women
We also will debut our new anti-bullying and harassment poster awareness campaign for middle school boys (“YMOST: Young Men of Strength”) and our educational film (“Use Your Strength”) which follows young men's growth through our high school and college programs. Two college students and graduates of MOST Club, Rafael Suarez and William Harris, will be emceeing the event.
*Tickets at the door are $125/individual and $175/couple
*Heavy appetizers and cocktails
*Live program auction
If you are unable to attend, please consider making a donation in lieu of attendance, sponsoring a student, or joining our host committee. Proceeds benefit MOST Club, our 22-week curriculum in DC public schools that teach boys about healthy relationships and how to be “strong” without being violent.
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Host Committee Honoray Co-Chairs
Rosalind Wiseman is the author of the bestseller Queen Bees and Wannabees. She is an internationally recognized educator on children, teens, parenting, education and social justice.
Former NFL star Joe Ehrmann is the president of Coach for America which works to inform, inspire and initiate individual, communal and societal change through sports and coaching.
Thanks to Our Host Committee
The Borden Family | Susan Burton | Benjamin Fitzpatrick | Linda Howard | Neil & Deborah Irvin |Steven Jones & Gregory Snyder | Heather Peeler & Matt Yancey | Donna & Henry Purchase |Jim Marsh | Kristina Mowry | Brenda Pawlak | Proactive Hand and Physical Therapy LLC | David Sloane Rider | Aarti Shastry-Harper | Ruth Swanson | Susheela Varky | Joseph Vess | Abby Wilkerson & Pat McGann
Thanks to Our Sponsors
Visible Ally Level
David and Nicole Chang
Men Can Stop Rape’s mission is to mobilize men to use their strength for creating cultures free from violence, especially men’s violence against women. Vital Voices (cofounded by Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton) recognized us in 2010 as “one of the most innovative prevention programs in the United States.” MCSR has reached over 2 million youth and professionals with our award-winning programs.
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