Tikkun Olam Community Social Justice Speaker Jackson Katz will be speaking about “Gender on the Agenda: Media Culture and its Role in Shaping 21st Century Norms for Young Men and Women” Featuring Jackson Katz, PhD.
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Join us as we hear from Dr. Jackson Katz, PhD, an internationally renowned educator, author, filmmaker and adviser to the NFL, NBA, MLB and all branches of the US Military. Dr. Katz has been one of this country’s leading anti-sexist male scholar activists.
In this richly illustrated talk, Dr. Katz will examine the role that media, sports and politics play in shaping gender norms and the importance of understanding and changing the cultural environment in which boys and girls learn sexist beliefs and abusive behaviors that follow them into adulthood.
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Each year, the Tikkun Olam Committee at KI presents three social justice speaker events: one in the fall, one on the spring, and our annual environmental sustainability film screening in honor of Hanukkah each December.