A recent NBC News story featured us as an important program helping to reduce violence in boys and young men by changing the perspective of what it means to be a man.
“How does somebody get to the point where they’re taking a gun to school and committing an act of violence?” Executive Director Heidi Randall asks in the article. Then she answers her own question: “That doesn’t come out of nowhere.”
Program Manager Jordan Hebert underlined both the asset-based and the practical foundations of our curriculum when he observed, “So much of our work is meeting people where they’re at, and where they’re at is saturated in this culture of violence.”
You can read more from the article’s author in this Twitter thread.
We are pleased that NBC recognized and shared the importance of our work.