In this session, Warren Hooley will introduce Healthy Masculinity. He will discuss how to educate and empower youth in today’s world to stand against sexualized and gender-based violence, by promoting a culture of healthier masculinities.
This session will cover:
- What healthy masculinity is
- Indigenous perspectives on healthy masculinity
- Promoting safer spaces to discuss and express various forms of masculinity
- Activities and initiatives communities could undertake to support young men to develop healthy masculinity
Everyone welcome to attend:
**Registration Closed – Session Cancelled
About the Presenter:
Warren Hooley, Founding Facilitator, is from the Syilx (Okanagan) Territory in Penticton, British Columbia. Having mixed roots of Okanagan, Irish and Ukrainian and growing up in both the western and indigenous world, Warren brings experience from both sides of his lineage to his work as a facilitator. For the past 8 years, he has passionately chosen a career of facilitating groups and delivering workshops on the topics of Creative Facilitation, Healthy Masculinity and Compassionate Communication. Today, living in Vancouver BC, he works for multiple organizations as a contract facilitator providing communities, groups of youth and adults with the skills and awareness to make meaningful changes in their lives. “I use facilitation as a tool to help myself and others build the lives and communities we want to live in, beyond what we’ve been told, beyond the limits of our past. To build a future truly worth living and passing on the next generations”.