Mission statement: Fostering awareness, promoting healthy choices and empowering boys to be leaders in non-violence.
The BoyStrength Progam aims to
Foster an understanding of what it means to be a young man in today’s media driven society
Boost knowledge and awareness of equity, diversity and cultural differences
Support boys capacity to express and regulate emotions
Encourage boys to explore healthier and safer choices to prevent violence
Enhance boys inner strength to cultivate leadership and mentoring skills
Increase boys capacity to be allies in ending violence against girls and women
Promote boys social connections and understanding of healthy relationships
Raise awareness of the importance of healing and self-care
Check out KATU's spot on this exciting new program here.
Calling all men: Do you want to help stop violence in your community?
Contribute to your community by volunteering to teach violence prevention skills.
Under the model of the WomenStrength and GirlStrength programs, which have a 34-year history of success, the BoyStrength program seeks to encourage boys to cultivate inner strength and equity awareness, manifesting these traits through nonviolent leadership.
Interested in becoming a volunteer?
No experience necessary!
Men from all backgrounds, abilities, and ages (over 18) are encouraged to apply.
The next training for Boys Program volunteers will begin in February 21 2015.
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Call us at 503-823-7467, or email at email@example.com