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We Are Much More Than Our Experiences: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

In my various roles working with men who have experienced childhood traumas, I’m repeatedly reminded of the limiting nature of labels, which often morph into identities. Especially when the label has a negative connotation, it can be used to shame, to punish, or to diminish a person’s sense of self- worth.  (Think, ‘’he’s a drunk,”… Learn more »

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Passion for Change: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

Is the 1in6 Board bored?  Hardly! Are they committed, engaged, passionate?  Absolutely! Having been an executive director in the non-profit field for the past 27 years, I can say with certainty that I’ve worked for the best boards anyone could hope to work for, and the current 1in6 board is no exception to that fact…. Learn more »

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May / June 2015 Newsletter

Dear Friends, “I just need to tell someone…” As we closed out April and Sexual Assault Awareness Month, I couldn’t help but think of the many inspiring messages we receive over the course of the year from men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences in childhood. Frequently, the men report that their visit… Learn more »

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Officials Work to End Sexual Assault

An article on The Signal about Fort Gordon’s Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month Command Program and 1in6’s participation. Officials work to end sexual assault By Laura Levering Fort Gordon Public Affairs Office May 1st, 2015 Fort Gordon held its annual Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month command program inAlexander Hall on Tuesday, wrapping up a… Learn more »

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The Military’s Breaking New Ground – Helping Men Heal from Sexual Trauma: 1in6 Thursdays on the Joyful Heart Foundation Blog

Those of us working in the field might dream about a day when sexual abuse abruptly comes to a stop. We often talk about the cultural shift needed in the movement to validate and be inclusive of men who have had unwanted or sexually abusive experiences. I envision the ‘cultural shift’ as a wave of… Learn more »

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