The Kilimanjaro Expedition Challenge is in process!
Today is the 7th day of WOR Alumnus Jordan Masciangelo’s trek up Mt. Kilimanjaro. He is expected to reach the summit tomorrow (January 24th) – which is Jordan’s 35th Birthday.
Thanks to Jordan for this bold, inspiring, and successful fund-raising campaign. It’s not too late to join the large community of supporters who have already made a financial contribution. 100% of all donations to the Kilimanjaro Expedition Climb will be used to increase the MenHealing Scholarship Fund.
Tyler Perry Foundation Gift
A heart-felt THANK YOU to the Tyler Perry Foundation for a generous financial gift to MenHealing. We will use this money as direct service to support expanded access for underserved male-identified survivors. For more information about the Tyler Perry Foundation, please check their website: http://perry-foundation.org
Introducing the Newest Member of our WOR Facilitator Team
We welcome Tosin as the 15th member of our Facilitator Team.
Oluwatosin (Tosin) Akindele is a licensed master social worker who is passionate about disrupting the negative stigma around mental health in communities of color. Upon earning his master’s degree from the New York University Silver School of Social Work, he began his career in foster care, working to reunite youth with family resources and providing long-term permanency for youth aging out of care. Complete Bio
Program Evaluation Project – Enrollment Invitation
Thanks to a generous financial gift from a MenHealing supporter, we have officially launched a long dreamed for Program Evaluation Project. An invitation was sent yesterday to as many of the 1500+ WOR/DOR Alumni for whom we have active contact information. We are seeking to enroll as many Alumni as possible for a Retrospective Survey to help us identify specific ways that participation in our events has contributed to effective healing. MaleSurvivor.org is helping us with distribution of this Survey Invitation, to ensure we reach as many Alumni as possible. If you are an Alumni or spouse of an alumni and did not receive an invitation, you can access here. Also, if you are still in contact with an Alumnus who did not receive this invitation, please forward this information.
We will expand this Project to begin on-going pre- and post-event Program Evaluations, beginning with the March 2019 WOR. We are implementing the structure for securing follow-up qualitative as well as quantitative feedback for on-going future events.
Program Evaluation Project – Staff
Welcome to our energized and competent Project Staff
Uma Dorn, PhD, PC
MenHealing Board Member
Nic Siniscalchi has been hired as Clinical/Research Assistant
Nic is currently obtaining his M.Ed. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the University of Utah. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Utah State University, with a minor in Organizational Communication. Read more
Moses Kairigi has been hired as Program/Research Assistant
More information about Moses in our next Outreach Announcement
Whidbey Weekend of Recovery
Registration is open for the Whidbey Institute WOR that will be conducted March 8 – 10, 2019. We do not want cost to be a barrier for anyone to attend any of our retreats. 20 - 80% scholarship grants and underwriting discounts are available. Registration for the Whidbey WOR will remain open until February 15th.
Massachusetts Day of Recovery events: June 8th & 9th, 2019
Registration remains open for two 2019 Day of Recovery events that will be available FREE TO MASSACHUSETTS RESIDENTS
Male survivors do not always know where to reach out to for support in their healing journeys. Boston Area Rape Crisis Center is here to support male survivors, and we’re excited to team up with MenHealing to offer a powerful experience: Days of Recovery are coming to Waltham and Boston on June 8 and Boston on June 9. READ MORE
The full schedule of Weekend of Recovery and Day of Recovery events for 2019
…is posted at the MenHealing website. We do not want cost to be a barrier for anyone to attend any of our retreats. 20 - 80% scholarship grants and underwriting discounts are available for both triple and double occupancy room selections at all events.
Dare to Dream
WOR Co-Chair Emeritus will be featured in a Dare to Dream event in Dayton, OH on January 23rd. The film “Boys and Men Healing” will be featured, followed by a panel of male-identified survivors facilitated by Howard. This event is free to the public. Click the image for a printable flyer.
MenHealing Website Archives
All past MenHealing Outreach Announcements are now archived and can be accessed at the “Stay Informed” section of our website. Check out any previous issues whenever you need.
At the website, you can also access archival pictures for many of the T-Shirts that have been made by WOR Alumnus during weekend events.
…to the many financial donors to MenHealing. The number of recurring sustainer supporters is increasing and we have already received several generous financial donations during this first month of 2019.
One man’s healing contributes to generational and cultural social change; YOUR financial contribution supports the empowerment of a larger community of survivors.
We welcome your continued support. Consider making a financial gift! One-time donations of any amount make a tremendous difference – and we especially welcome new recurring sustainer donations.
We welcome your feedback and any ideas about our work via: email@example.com
Jim – for the WOR Facilitator Team