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A CALL TO MEN to Celebrate Healthy Manhood by Honoring Those Committed to Ending Violence Against Women and Girls and Promoting Gender Equity

November 12, 2019

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 12, 2019--

A CALL TO MEN will celebrate healthy manhood by honoring those committed to ending violence against women and girls and promoting gender equity. The 2019 honorees include:

WHO: Curtis Martin, NFL Hall of Fame Player and Healthy Manhood Advocate

National Football League (NFL) Hall of Famer Curtis Martin has used his platform and influence to promote healthy manhood. After surviving a violent childhood, Martin committed to raise awareness of the prevalence of domestic violence and motivate men to become part of the solution. Martin will receive the Next Generation of Manhood Award.

 

Harry’s

Harry’s has demonstrated their commitment to healthy manhood and improving men’s mental health. Harry’s is boldly seeking to reach 500,000 men by 2021 through various partnerships that help men understand the barriers to improved mental health and provide access to care. Co-founder Jeff Raider will accept the Corporate Leadership Award on behalf of Harry’s.

 

National Basketball Association

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has developed programming for youth, players, and staff that promotes healthy manhood and male authenticity, and creates a workplace culture of respect, equity, and value for all. Kathy Behrens, president of social responsibility and player programs, will accept the Institutional Change Award on behalf of the NBA.

 

WHAT: The event will highlight A CALL TO MEN’s worldwide effort to educate men on healthy, respectful manhood, and prevent all forms of gender-based violence. It is being sponsored by Harry's, the National Basketball Association, the National Hockey League, the National Football League, Variety, and Verizon.

 

WHEN:

November 14, 2019

 

6:00-8:30 p.m.

 

Awards presentation at 7:00 p.m.

 

 

WHERE:

The Mezzanine

 

55 Broadway

 

New York, NY 10006

ABOUT A CALL TO MEN™

A CALL TO MEN educates men all over the world on healthy, respectful manhood. Embracing and promoting a healthy, respectful manhood prevents all forms of gender-based violence. A CALL TO MEN is a violence prevention organization and respected leader on issues of manhood, male socialization and its intersection with violence, and preventing violence against all women and girls. For more information, visit www.acalltomen.org. Follow A CALL TO MEN on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Linkedin @acalltomen.

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CONTACT: Anna Marie Johnson Teague

Chief Communications Officer

A CALL TO MEN

annamarie@acalltomen.org

713.858.5423

KEYWORD: NEW YORK UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: WOMEN SPORTS MEN FOOTBALL PHILANTHROPY CONSUMER BASKETBALL FOUNDATION

SOURCE: A CALL TO MEN

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