The mission of the Men's Resource Center for Change is to support men, challenge men's violence, and develop men's leadership in ending oppression in our lives, our families, and our communities.
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Building Sustainable Masculinity
Men's Resources International
XY Magazine Online
Dads and Daughters
The ManKind Project
Men at Work: Building Whole Men
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Following is a list of men's gatherings throughout New England. They are generally participant-organized and participant-led.
Connecticut Men's Gathering (COMEGA)
Granite Men's Gathering (New Hampshire)
Massachusetts Men's Gathering (MMG)
Rhode Island Men's Gathering
Web Editor's Note: All of the men's centers listed below are independent and may differ in philosophy, approach, and programming from the Men's Resource Center for Change. The MRCs of Northern New Mexico, Central Texas, and South Texas, and the Monadnock MRC all have received training and/or consultation from us. We encourage you to visit the websites listed, learn what they do and how they think about men's issues, and make your own decision about whether they can meet your own needs.
The Austin Men's Center (Austin, Texas)
The Men's Center (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
Men's Resource Center of Northern New Mexico (Taos, New Mexico)
Men's Resource Center of Central Texas (Fredericksburg, Texas)
Men's Resource Center of South Texas (Harlingen, Texas)
Men's Resource Center of West Michigan (Grand Rapids and Holland, Michigan)
Monadnock Men's Resource Center (Keene, New Hampshire)
The Raleigh Men's Center (Raleigh, North Carolina)
The Redwood Men's Center (Santa Rosa, California)
Saskatoon Men's Resource Centre (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan)
The West Coast Men's Center (Los Angeles, California)
National Organization for Men Against Sexism (NOMAS)
NOMAS promotes the cause of gender equality and social justice for everyone through its principles of pro-feminism, gay-affirmation, anti-racism and enhancing men's lives.
NOMAS Boston Chapter
Gay Men's Domestic Violence Project
Provides community education and direct services to gay, bisexual, and transgendered male victims and survivors of domestic violence.
The Institute on Domestic Violence in the African-American Community
Providing leadership to end/reduce violence in the African-American Community.
Mainely Men Against Violence and Sexism
Men Against Sexual Assault
Men Can Stop Rape (MCSR)
Men Stopping Violence
Men United Against Sexual Assault (MUASA)
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Contact: Sam Marcum ([email protected])
Men Stopping Rape
Moving Forward Domestic Violence Program
Moving Forward (formerly Men Overcoming Violence, or MOVE), a program of the Men's Resource Center for Change, includes domestic violence groups and anger management classes. For domestic violence groups see http://www.mrcforchange.org/move.html
For anger management classes see www.mrcforchange.org/anger_mgt.html
The National Alliance for the Elimination of Domestic Violence
Works to promote understanding, sustain dialogue, and generate solutions to move toward the elimination of domestic violence affecting Latino communities.
The National Latino Fatherhood and Family Institute
Brings together an integrated team of nationally recognized leaders in the field of Latino health, education, social services, and community mobilization to address an important area: Latino fathers and families. http://www.nlffi.org
Sacred Circle National Resource Center to Stop Violence Against Native Women
Offers culturally specific materials addressing family violence in tribal communities.
E-mail: [email protected]
An LGBTQQ anti-violence agency in Burlington, Vermont serving survivors of physical, sexual and hate violence.
Student Advocates Against Sexual Violence (SAASV)
College of St. Benedict and St. John's University
Student Advocates For Education about Rape (SAFER)
Students Empowering Women Against Violence (SEWAV)
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Tulane University Men Against Rape (TMAR)
The White Ribbon Campaign
Domestic Abuse Helpline for Men and Women
Initially founded to serve male victims, this New Hampshire-based organization offers assistance to all victims of domestic violence. The hotline number is (888) 743-5754.
Family Violence Treatment and Education Association
Founded by a group of Batterer Intervention Providers in the San Francisco Bay Area, FAVTEA is dedicated to providing clinical services and education within a gender-inclusive conception. Members meet quarterly, sponsor training conferences and publish a newsletter, the FAVTEA Bulletin, twice a year.
The Men Against Violence Webring
NEW! Men's Nonviolence Project
The thrust of the site is to provide information for men about violence and nonviolence, show examples of men taking action, focus on prevention and inspire us all to further action. There is also a Discussion section for posting comments, ideas etc. Sponsored by the Texas Council on Family Violence.
MCSR's List of Anti-Violence Programs
National Council Against Domestic Violence
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Organizations Focusing on Prison Rape
Stop Abuse for Everyone (SAFE)
A web-based organization providing information and resources, in the United States and several other countries, for male, female, gay, lesbian and transgender victims; and has links to gender-inclusive research and nationally-known speakers on family violence.
American Coalition for Fathers and Children
The Better Divorce Network
Center for Successful Fathering
Fathers and Families
The Fathers' Rights and Equality Exchange
Hampshire County (Mass.) Probate and Family Court Divorce Information
This site provides a wide range of information about the divorce process, including definitions of legal terms, downloadable sample divorce and separation agreements, and links to mediation and other services in Hampshire and Franklin County, Massachusetts.
National Center for Fathering
National Fatherhood Initiative
American Friends Service Committee
The links below open Excel files listing websites that provide resource and referral information for the support of men who have experienced childhood abuse (sexual, physical, emotional, etc) or sexual assault as an adult, as well as for battered men and partners, family members, and friends of male survivors of those experiences. You can open an extensive list with 75 sites or an abbreviated list with 11 of the sites that we feel are most useful. At the tops of the columns you will find the headings for Organization, Phone, and Website, followed by categories of information:
The top row and first column of the spreadsheet are frozen so you will always know what organization and topic are referred to.