A Call to Men
National men's organization addressing domestic and sexual violence prevention and the promotion of healthy manhood.
Coaching Boys Into Men
This Futures Without Violence public education initiative engages athletic coaches in teaching boys to respect the women and girls in their lives.
"Using the power of online to get teens to do good stuff offline."
Iowa Men's Action Network
Work to inspire all men of Iowa to partner with women to promote healthy and respectful relationships in their homes, neighborhoods, and the community, to model peaceful and respectful behaviors with each other, and to empower our youth with similar tools and skills necessary to live and expect a lifestyle free from abuse.
Men Can Stop Rape
National organization working to mobilize men to use their strength for creating cultures free from men's violence against women. Campaigns include Men of Strength Club, Campus Men of Strength, and My Strength is Not for Hurting. [See Cleveland Rape Crisis Center's Men of Strength Club]
Men Stopping Violence
Works locally, nationally, and internationally to dismantle oppressive belief systems, social structures, and institutional practices.
Men As Peacemakers
To foster and develop peacemakers through modeling, mentoring, storytelling and dialogue. Based at the Minnesota Alliance to Prevent Sexual & Domestic Violence.
National Organization for Men Against Sexism
Activist organization of men and women supporting positive changes for men.
White Ribbon Campaign
WRC is the largest effort in the world of men working to end violence against women. In over fifty-five countries, campaigns are led by both men and women, even though the focus is on educating men and boys. In some countries it is a general public education effort focused on ending violence against women.
The following resources may also be useful:
Boys Will Be Men: Raising Our Sons for Courage, Caring and Community (Print-Non-Fiction). Kivel, Paul. New Society Publishers, 1999.
Packaging Boyhood: Saving Our Sons from Superheroes, Slackers and Other Media Stereotypes (Print-Non-Fiction). Brown, Lyn Mikel; Lamb, Sharon; Tappan, Mark. St. Martin's Press, 2009.
Hip Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes by Byron Hurt (video).
I am a Man: Black Masculinity in America by Byron Hurt (video).