V-Men Fairport

Friday, March 14, 2014

9:30 am – 11:30 am

A workshop presented by men, for men to discuss the problem of violence against women and the role of men as perpetrators and preventers.

Registration required*, participation limited to 24. Preference will be given to adult males and teen males with responsible adult male.

* Registration: provide name & gender of each person in party, and whether under or over 18. Under 18 must be accompanied by responsible adult. Send email to gary@gocek.org.

Our discussion will follow V-Day’s presentation on violence statistics and the impact of our socialization of boys and men. We’ll talk about victims, perpetrators and possible solutions. We will talk frankly and graphically about the emotional, physical and sexual abuse of women. Presenter Gary Gocek is a well-meaning man taking a step toward violence prevention. This program is affiliated with VDAY, a global movement to end violence against women and girls.

No charge. Refreshments provided. Free parking. Handicap accessible. No sign language.

Cash / check donations will be accepted for RESOLVE, a provider of counseling and resettlement services for abused women and children, and community education. This V-Men program is not affiliated with RESOLVE of Greater Rochester, Inc., www.resolve-roc.org.