- How Men and Boys can work to help end Gender-Based Violence
- How men are directly impacted by ideas of Gender
- What Real Consent looks like
- What Men and Boys can do to be a part of change
- How Homophobia impacts Heterosexual Male Athletes
Bring Jeff Perera to speak or deliver a White Ribbon Blueprints For Change
discussion-based presentation for your campus, school, company or community!
For more info or to bring Jeff to give a talk
or deliver an engaging interactive multimedia talk or workshop session:
call 647 283 2144
ABOUT JEFF PERERA
Jeff Perera is a Community and Youth Engagement Manager for the White Ribbon Campaign, the world’s largest effort to engage men and boys in re-imaging masculinity and helping end violence against women. Jeff speaks to grade school, high school, post-secondary students and people from all walks of life around how society’s unattainable concepts of masculinity are effecting men and boys as well as impacting women and girls. He also founded a chapter at Ryerson University working to further a gender-inclusive environment. He is the director of the annual discussion-focused ‘What Makes a Man’ White Ribbon Conference and was event director for the first TEDxWomen event in Toronto, Canada. Jeff was recently named to Racism Free Ontario’s Top 100 Person of Colour list spotlighting anti-racism activists. Jeff also co-founded the Ryerson Black History Awareness Committee & annual Viola Desmond Day Awards Ceremony celebrating strong Black/African Canadian women. Jeff’s awareness-raising initiatives to create inclusive spaces for people of all walks of life have earned him numerous human rights & equity awards.
He has organized, facilitated and spoken at numerous workshops and events including with the National Film Board of Canada, Slutwalk Toronto, University of Toronto, YWCA Toronto Common Ground Conference, Canadian Network of Women’s Shelters and Transition Houses, the YWCA Canada Annual Membership Meeting as well as the ‘Garden of Hope: Empower Women’ Asian Conference in Taipei, Taiwan. In 2010 Jeff delivered the TEDx talk ‘Words Speak Louder Than Actions’ discussing gender construction and roles, the impact we all make as well as the impact words have on our everyday lives.
Watch Jeff’s TEDx talk here to get a sense of the message he delivers:
BRING JEFF PERERA TO SPEAK OR DELIVER A ‘BLUEPRINTS FOR CHANGE’ PRESENTATION!
BRING BLUEPRINTS FOR CHANGE TO YOUR CAMPUS, COMPANY OR COMMUNITY!
about the pressures that men and boys face on an everyday basis
about narrow ideas of what it means to be a man in today’s society
about how that impacts women and girls in your community, campus & across the world
about what Homophobia & Transphobia has to do with violence against women
about how this issue affects us all
let’s talk about what this all has to do with you
let’s talk about the impact you make every day
let’s talk about the difference you can make
BLUEPRINTS FOR CHANGE
Plan to bring White Ribbon Campaign speaker Jeff Perera to lead an engaging multimedia discussion about men, women, the pressures that we all face and how it affects our lives and relationships.
For more info or to book Jeff to speak/deliver a presentation/workshop session:
call 647 283 2144
WHITE RIBBON CAMPAIGN
Now in over 60 countries, the White Ribbon Campaign is the world’s largest effort to engage men in ending violence against women.