Please note this entry contains language and material that might be triggering for some readers. I learned how to become a “man” from what I saw on TV, magazines, and from the group of teenage guys I hung out with. I grew up without my father for most part of my adolescent years, therefore, I […]
Category Archives: Engaging Men
In preparation for Father’s Day, the DECIMOS NO MÁS campaign is having a social media giveaway to honor fathers across the country who embody the qualities of a hero: generosity, compassion, and support. We believe in the strength between fathers and their children, and we want to honor that this month. To nominate your dad […]
The DECIMOS NO MÁS campaign puts the power to end domestic violence and sexual assault in the hands of the community by providing resources and tools that help shape our children and youth into conscientious adults.
During Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, it is important to recognize the roles that adults, including men, can play in teaching youth how to engage in healthy relationships. Below is a segment taken from Te Invito, Casa de Esperanza’s toolkit to engage Latino men in preventing domestic violence.
This post was originally published by NO MORE on November 24, 2015. Actor Danny Pino starred as Detective Nick Amaro on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit for four seasons. We spoke with him about SVU diehards, talking to his children about sexual assault and domestic violence, and Decimos NO MÁS, a new national awareness campaign engaging […]
By Robert de León Please note this entry contains language and material that might be triggering for some readers April is designated as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and for many of us in the prevention world, it’s also known as Sexual Assault Awareness Prevention Month (SAAPM). At 34, I understand now the importance of […]
Sexual violence is an issue that impacts the lives of boys and men as well as women and girls in all communities. Unwanted and abusive sexual experiences in childhood affect 1 in 6 men across categories defined by race, class, ethnicity, sexual orientation, culture, religion and other characteristics and traits. As part of the activities to […]
By Jose Juan Lara Jr. National Trainer I recently attended the Men of Faith Summit hosted by the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault (TAASA), and I have to say it was very illuminating. The intent of the summit was to gather both faith leaders and advocates from across the state to have critical discussions on […]
It has been a little under a year that the National Latin@ Network released the Te Invito campaign designed to engage men across the United States in the fight to end gender based violence. Through this campaign, our hope was to inspire action from individuals, community groups, and organizations. One of the men who attended […]
Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network is now accepting applications from organizations that desire training and technical assistance to engage Latino men and boys in the movement to end gender based violence. If you are selected, your organization will receive, at no cost: Material to work directly with men Customization for all tools in the […]