Break the Cycle Luncheon

25th Annual Break the Cycle Luncheon

Friday, May 17, 2019
Windows on the River

Keynote Speaker: Tony Porter

Tony Porter is an author, educator and activist working to advance social justice issues. As the chief executive officer of A CALL TO MEN™, Tony is internationally recognized for his efforts to prevent violence against women while promoting a healthy, respectful manhood. He is a leading voice on issues of manhood, male socialization and its intersection with violence, and preventing violence against all women and girls. Tony’s 2010 TED Talk has been named by GQ Magazine as one of the “Top 10 TED Talks Every Man Should See.”

Tony is an adviser to the National Football League, National Basketball Association, National Hockey League and Major League Baseball, providing policy consultation, working extensively with player engagement, and facilitating violence prevention and healthy manhood training.

He is an international lecturer for the U.S. State Department, having extensive global experience including Brazil, India and Africa, and has been a guest presenter to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. Tony has worked with the United States Military Academy at West Point and the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis.

He is sought after for his in-depth understanding of the collective socialization of men, and has served as a script consultant for the Emmy Award-winning television series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.”

Tony is the author of “Breaking Out of the Man Box™” and the visionary for “NFL Dads: Dedicated to Daughters.”

 

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