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MEN Challenge

The Problem:

Domestic violence, rape, and sexual assault are often seen as “Women’s Issues.”  Center for Victims believes men need to be a part of the solution.

What is the MEN Challenge?

Center for Victims MEN challenge will be an ongoing campaign, pledge and action plan to engage men in our work in Allegheny County.   The MEN’s pledge and action plan has been designed to encourage men to make a commitment to learn more about how to be a proactive bystander and speak out about violence against women and girls.  Men will receive a tool kit that will give them themed monthly activities and educational tips  that that can be used in their homes, workplaces, social networks and communities.

Our Goal:

We believe that men DO want to be actively involved in violence prevention, but don’t know where to start or what to do. Center for Victims’ goal is to educate men and give them the tools and resources necessary to use their voices and their actions to be social change agents.

Where Do I Start?

I want to join the Men Ending violeNce (MEN) Challenge.  Where do I start?

  •  Click here to sign the pledge and join the MEN Challenge!  By signing the pledge online you’ll receive monthly emails filled with resources, tips, and action steps that you can take to reduce violence throughout the year.
  • Join our social rewards program and share our digital content! Link your social media accounts to be entered to win fabulous prizes!  Prizes include: Center for Victims’ Swag, Autographed Jackson Katz books, and the Grand Prize: A Nemacolin Vacation Package including golf for 4 at Mystic Rock, overnight accommodations at Nemacolin Townhouses, and breakfast at Autumn Restaurant
  • Make a difference by supporting and/or participating in Center for Victims’ campaigns, appeals, and events
  • Invite us in to your workplace or community group to do a presentation