A Note from Tracy Schott, host, Voices4Change Radio Show — Today, we welcome Jackson Katz, Ph.D. to our show today. Internationally renowned for his pioneering scholarship and activism on issues of gender, race, and violence, Jackson has long been a major figure and thought leader in the growing global movement of men working to promote gender equality and prevent gender violence.
He is co-founder of the multiracial, mixed-gender Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) program, one of the longest-running and most widely influential gender violence prevention programs in North America and beyond.
Jackson’s vast accomplishments include:
- the classic bestseller The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and How All Men Can Help
- the critically acclaimed Man Enough? Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and the Politics of Presidential Masculinity
- the creator of the award-winning Tough Guise educational documentary series
- the video The Bystander Moment: Transforming Rape Culture at Its Roots
His most recent film, released in October 2020, is entitled The Man Card: White Male Identity Politics from Nixon to Trump. Jackson has appeared in numerous popular documentaries, including Hip Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes, Miss Representation, and The Mask You Live In. His TEDx talk, Violence Against Women Is a Men’s Issue, has over 4.5 million views. He has lectured and trained in all fifty states, eight Canadian provinces, and every continent except Antarctica.
*Click here to watch his TEDx talk.”:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTvSfeCRxe8
On today’s show, Tracy will talk with Jackson about the role of men in ending intimate partner violence. Tune in for the Facebook Live interview on March 2 at 1 pm EST.