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Jackson Katz

Militant + Expert + Film Maker
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Born May 7, 1960

Jackson T. Katz is an anti-sexist activist and expert on violence, media and masculinities. An author, filmmaker, educator and social theorist, Katz has worked in gender violence prevention work with diverse groups of men and boys in sports culture and the military, and has pioneered work in critical media literacy.… Read More

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    Nfl In L.A.? We Don't Need The Headaches
    Huffington Post - Jan 30, 2015
  • Gary Lee Littrell Command Sergeant Major U.S.Army Commitment, Integrity, Courage
    Hawaii Reporter - Sep 28, 2014
  • Senator Mobina Jaffer: Violence Against Women: It's A Men's Issue
    Huffington Post - Aug 29, 2013
  • The 20 Online Talks That Could Change Your Life
    Guardian (UK) - Aug 27, 2013

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CHILDHOOD

1960 Birth Born in 1960.

TWENTIES

1988 28 Years Old From 1988 to 1998, Katz oversaw Real Men, a grass-roots organization that took charitable and educational action against sexism in Boston.

THIRTIES

1993 33 Years Old Katz co-founded Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) in 1993 at Northeastern University's Center for the Study of Sport in Society. … Read More
1997 37 Years Old Katz founded MVP Strategies 1997,, which provides gender violence prevention training and materials to U.S. school districts, municipalities, human service programs, small and large corporations, law enforcement agencies, and military services. … Read More

FORTIES

2000 40 Years Old In March 2000, Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen appointed Katz to the U.S. Secretary of Defense's Task Force on Domestic Violence in the Military, where he served from 2000-2003. … Read More
2008 48 Years Old 1 More Event
In an article about the Barack Obama-Hillary Clinton race for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008, Katz responded to pundits and other political observers who decried the media focus on race and gender when other crucial issues loomed. “Presidential elections are always about race and gender. … Read More
2009 49 Years Old In 2009, after an alleged gang rape in Richmond, California where two dozen teenagers watched and did nothing, Newsweek online reported that, “a small but growing group of educators is trying to bring what’s called ‘bystander education’ to American schools. … Read More
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