An April gathering called “Imagine a World Without Violence: Men Speak Out” will feature prominent Santa Cruz men, including schools superintendent Faris Sabbah and Santa Cruz Warriors president Chris Murphy, speaking on topics involving masculinity in modern culture.
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A remarkable event of soul-searching is set to take place in April, having to do with men and their relationship to violence. “Imagine a World Without Violence: Men Speak Out” will feature a small group of prominent Santa Cruz-area men, reflecting on subjects such as masculinity in modern culture, raising boys, and men’s responsibility in facing up to sexual abuse and domestic violence, among other things.
The men in the conversation are to include the county’s lead educator, Faris Sabbah, martial arts instructor Brandon Kahl, youth mentor Deutron Kebebew and Santa Cruz Warriors president Chris Murphy.
The event is free and will take place at the Resource Center for Nonviolence on April 26. Expect more coverage when we get a bit closer to the event. Given the powerful message and the urgency of the issue of sexual assault, this promises to be a galvanizing evening.