Men of Honor, Set 2: Becoming Respectful, Nonviolent Leaders
Code: BC_MOH2

10-week program

Ages 13+   Set Two further expands the examination of male gender norms, their effect on young men and their relationships, and the development of respectful, nonviolent models of manhood. These highly relevant topics include: Respecting Women and Girls, Respecting Intimate Partners, Challenging Homophobia and Becoming Allies, Forming Healthy and Safer Sex Practices, Digging into Substance Use, and Becoming Men of Honor. Experiential activities include: magazine gender norms search, common intimate partner/dating scenarios, rigid norms vs. respectful and leadership, fact or fiction game, athletes making history, LGBT youth video clips, an original card game promoting conversations about sex , creating PSA’s (Public Service Announcements) video, Substances Jeopardy, an individual Motivational Interviewing tool, creating symbolic shields, journaling, and ceremony.

Week Theme Activity/Description
1 Renewing our Council Council Agreements, Review & Renew Purpose
2 Respecting Women and Girls Examination of Gender Norms, Defining Respectful Relationships and Ally Behaviors
3 Respecting Intimate Partners Gender Box Stories, Examining Myths, Building Respectful Norms
4 Challenging Homophobia / Becoming Allies – Part 1 Fact or Fiction Activity, Stories of Two Athletes Breaking Barriers/Respecting Diversity
5 Challenging Homophobia / Becoming Allies – Part 2 LGBT Definitions and Terms, YouTube Video: LGBT Youth Speak, Examining Homophobia, Building Empathy
6 Forming Healthy and Safe Sexual Practices – Part 1 Card Game with Guided Conversation
7 Forming Healthy and Safe Sexual Practices – Part 2 PSA’s (Public Service Announcements)
8 Digging in to Substance Use – Part 1 Jeopardy Game
9 Digging in to Substance Use – Part 2 Motivational Interviewing – Self and Group
10 Completing our Men of Honor Program Ceremony, Certificates, Meal Celebration

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