By Ashley Maier on February 20, 2014 · tagged as , , , ,

Engaging Deaf Men Project (EDMP) PSA Released

Screen Shot of PSAEngaging men is a popular and important prevention strategy.  Yet few resources focus specifically on engaging Deaf men.  Recognizing this need, the Engaging Deaf Men Project (EDMP) from Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services (ADWAS) just released its first of several PSAs.  The PSA introduces the EDMP, demonstrating how Deaf men are coming together to end violence against women in Washington.  As ADWAS states on its EDMP page:

Deaf men need to be aware and understand that in order to eradicate violence; they must do more than just attend ADWAS functions and make donations.  They need to become actively involved in their own community by taking an active role as a positive male ally to progressively promote anti-violence attitudes and behaviors…

Watch the PSA here or below.

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Ashley Maier, MSW, MPA, has worked in the movement to end gendered violence for well over a decade. She began as a volunteer at a domestic violence shelter in Illinois, served as a hospital-based advocate in St. Louis, coordinated community health/family violence training programs for pediatric residents in St. Louis and San Diego, and managed Oregon’s Rape Prevention and Education (RPE) grantees and program. Ashley is a contributing author to Lantern Book’s 2013 publication, Defiant Daughters: 21 Women on Art, Activism, Animals, and The Sexual Politics of Meat and is creator of the 2015 book, Circles of Compassion: Connecting Issues of Justice.

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