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Category Archives: Engaging Men

The following information is from Te Invito, a toolkit to engage men and boys in the fight against domestic violence. This small excerpt briefly discusses how to be an active bystander. Be an Active Bystander This takes even more courage than influencing other men because it involves intervening when you see violence or the threat of […]

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Although many prevention programs documented in the literature are limited in their inclusion of Latino men, a growing number of publications are beginning to document information for developing approaches relevant to Latino men. An evaluation of 309 participants indicates that Hombres Unidos Contra la Violencia Familiar has shown promising results with Latino migrant men on changing their […]

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The following information comes from Casa de Esperanza’s Te Invito campaign, a toolkit of resources and information to encourage Latino men and boys to prevent domestic violence. This campaign asserts that being an ally to women and girls goes beyond supporting their causes. It is connected with self-reflection because as an ally, you really need […]

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Working effectively with the Latin@ community requires knowledge and understanding of key cultural values. These short vignettes from the life of Freddy, a Latino man, will give you the opportunity to learn and understand some aspects of Latin@ cultures. However, it’s important to remember that not all men are like Freddy and not all of […]

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Written by: Felix R. Martinez-Paz, Men and Boys Engagement Coordinator, Casa de Esperanza When I share my story, as a Latino man, I would like to remind everyone that it is the result of my experiences and what I have learned over the years. It doesn’t necessarily reflect everyone’s experience and should not be used […]

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Te Invito is a collection of resources and materials for individuals and organizations to increase awareness and engage Latino men and boys in preventing domestic violence. Included in this toolkit is a good example of men and boys in the community coming together to involve other men and boys in the efforts to end violence against […]

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By: Jane Kato-Wallace, Brian Heilman, and Ché Nembhard; Promundo US There’s been a lot of media attention lately on the behavior of adult men in power, from Harvey Weinstein to government legislators. But research shows that men are socialized early on to buy into toxic ideas of manhood. Recently, along with our colleagues at Promundo, we […]

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Domestic violence (DV) occurs within the context of a family’s daily life, which is deeply affected by numerous factors including personal, familial, cultural, and socio-political issues. Although researchers have investigated the relationship between certain variables, they haven’t yet isolated a single variable that “causes” DV. Rather, researchers have learned that DV is a very complex […]

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Casa de Esperanza: National Latin@ Network is proud to announce its publication of the Te Invito Facilitator’s Guide. This facilitator’s guide was created to serve as a helpful manual for advocates, community leaders, service providers, counselors, parents, and those who work with men involved with domestic violence to help steer the men they work with […]

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This information about how men and boys can become allies to women and girls is part of Te Invito‘s Engaging Men and Boys Toolkit, a collection of resources and materials for individuals and organizations to increase awareness and engage Latino men and boys in preventing domestic violence. Access the campaign at teinvito.org. Being an ally […]

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