MENTOR Launches Resource to Tackle and Unpack Toxic Masculinity

MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership released a research-backed, youth-informed guide to unpack a timely and critical topic: Toxic masculinity. Conversations About Masculinity: How Mentors Can Support Young Men of Color was released during MBK Rising!, the Obama Foundation’s My Brother’s Keeper’s Alliance first national convening of the growing network of MBK Communities working to provide boys and young men of color safe and supportive communities and pathways to opportunity. The guide, a one-page summary, and other resources are now available at www.mentoring.org/masculinity.  Informed by research and practice, including the experiences of young men from JPMorgan…

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Serena Williams Celebrates the Glorious Diversity of Women in New Nike Film

In 2017, Serena Williams solidified her status at as the greatest ever by winning the Australian Open while eight weeks pregnant.  Throughout her career, the 23-time Major winner has used sport as a platform for progress. It’s no surprise that with Serena’s return to the court for her first tour-level match next week at Indian Wells, the tennis icon is using the moment to once again stand for equality. “I want people to understand there is no wrong way to be a woman. We shouldn’t be made to feel like…

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Nike Launch 2018 EQUALITY BHM Collection

Nike has a long history of speaking up for causes that reflect its values. That continues today with EQUALITY, Nike’s ongoing effort to encourage people to take the fairness and respect they see in sport and translate them off the field. The EQUALITY initiative is centered on using the power of sport to inspire people to take action in their communities, with Nike leading by example with its partnerships with world-class organizations dedicated to advancing this work. Supporting these values, EQUALITY delivers on the brand’s ongoing partnership with MENTOR (the…

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