Jackson Katz, founder and director of Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) Strategies, speaks on “Men’s Leadership in Gender-Based Violence Prevention Is a Social Justice Imperative.”
Focusing on a variety of sectors and settings, such as education, sports, media, politics, clergy, and human services, Katz explores ways in which male leaders can address issues of sexual assault and domestic violence by examining and challenging the belief systems that sustain them, including the role of sports culture, porn culture, and other forms of popular media.
The impact on today’s fashion by Maryland-born Claire McCardell is huge, but is unknown by most. Join the Maryland Historical Society’s Curatorial Assistant Barbara Meger as she shares results of her research into the manuscript and fashion archives and reveals the depth of McCardell’s contribution. This lecture is part of the Francis Scott Key Lecture series. Cost is $50 for member and nonmembers.