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By on January 16, 2013

Envision. Act. Prevent. – Changing norms, challenging language

Jane Doe panel
Left to right: David Lee, Monkia Johnson Hostler, Joan Tabachnick, Mary Lauby, Isa Woldeguiorguis

On October 25, 2012, PreventConnect’s David Lee joined a panel discussion about a social justice framework for ending domestic and sexual violence for Jane Doe Inc.: The Massachusettes Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence. Jane Doe’s Executive Director, Mary Lauby, facilitated a discussion with Monika Johnson Hostler of North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault and President of the National Alliance to End Sexual Violence, consultant Joan Tabachnick, and Isa Woldeguiorguis of the Center for Hope and Healing in Lowell, MA. In this podcast, panelists discuss social norms that perpetuate rape culture, with a particular focus on language. The conversation includes consideration of the concept of healthy masculinity and reclaiming traditional, healthy values. Click here for the full video (1:26:21).

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