By Diane Sears For the second consecutive year, on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 — International Men’s Day under the theme, “Working Together For Men And Boys” — Bare Hill Correctional Facility located in Malone, New York participated in the International Men’s Day “Healing and Repatriation” Initiative which provides Incarcerated Men with the opportunity to join…Read More
Image courtesy facebook.com By Jerome Teelucksingh I would like to invite all members of PrisonEducation.com to observe International Men’s Day on 19 November 2014. International Men’s Day continues to cross geographical, political, cultural and language barriers and was celebrated by boys, girls, men and women of different ethnicities, ages, religions and classes. The theme for…Read More
By Diane A. Sears The World needs Men. Men are the key architects of our bridge to the future. And our children are our future – our bridge to the future. Yes, Men are necessary. Everyday in their usual unassuming way, Men offer each of us valuable life lessons. Life lessons about honor – that one’s word should be one’s bond. If you…Read More
MALONE, NEW YORK (USA)
Calendar Year 2014 marks the correctional institution’s second observance of International Men’s Day as part of the International Men’s Day “Healing and Repatriation” Initiative launched in 2012. Bare Hill Correctional Facility’s observance of 2014 International Men’s Day is being coordinated by an Incarcerated Father who has served since 2012 as the Empowerment Coordinator for International Men’s Day at the invitation of the Founder of International Men’s Day, Jerome Teeluckingsingh, Ph.D. The International Men’s Day “Healing and Repatriation” Initiative was inaugurated in 2012 by the United States Coordinator for International Men’s Day and Chair of the 2012-2022 International— 24 JUNE 2014 — Bare Hill Correctional Facility located in Malone, New York will join institutions, organizations, and individuals in 80 nations in observing 2014 International Men’s Day on Wednesday, 19 November 2014. This year’s theme for International Men’s Day is “Working Together for Men and Boys”.
NEW YORK, NY (USA) – 14 October 2013 – In observance of 2013 International Men’s Day which will be celebrated in over 70 nations throughout our global village under the theme, “Keeping Men And Boys Safe”, Raising Great Men™ has issued a “Call To Action To Women” to support the emotional and mental well-being of…Read More
Mr. J. Jondhi Harrell
The Center for Returning Citizens
Telephone: (215) 305-8793
THE CENTER FOR RETURNING CITIZENS TAPPED FOR LEADERSHIP ROLE FOR 2013 INTERNATIONAL MEN’S DAY
PHILADELPHIA, PA (USA) – 12 August 2013 – Each year approximately 35,000 individuals who have been incarcerated in federal, state, and local correctional facilities return to their families and neighborhoods in the City of Philadelphia – the fifth largest metropolitan area in the United States. For these Men and Women, who are often referred to as “Returning Citizens,” the journey of redemption and reintegration is arduous and challenging. The Center for Returning Citizens (“TCRC”) is the brainchild of Mr. J. Jondhi Harrell, a Thought Leader on social justice and the successful reintegration of formerly incarcerated individuals into society. Mr. Harrell serves as the organization’s Executive Director. Under his leadership, the organization offers a myriad of services which comprehensively and effectively addresses the unique issues of formerly incarcerated individuals. A global model for healing and repatriation for formerly incarcerated individuals, TCRC has been selected to assume a leadership role for 2013 International Men’s Day for Returning Citizens and individuals and organizations that provide resources and support services to them throughout the City of Philadelphia.
Diane A. Sears – Coordinator
2013 International Men’s Day
KEEPING MEN AND BOYS SAFE: 2013 INTERNATIONAL MEN’S DAY
BRIGHTON, UNITED KINGDOM – 14 February 2013 — People all over the world are used to relating to men as protectors and providers, but how often do we consider the actions we can all take to protect Men and Boys from harm and provide them with a safe world where they can thrive and prosper?
In the run up to 2013 International Men’s Day — Tuesday 19th November — ,we’re asking supporters of the day to focus on five key challenges that will help create a better world for everyone by Keeping Men and Boys Safe.:
Keeping Men And Boys Safe By Tackling Male Suicide
Every minute of every hour of every day, one more man reaches the point where he thinks the only option is to take his own life.
According to the World Health Organisation, it is estimated that nearly one million people take their lives every year and most of them are Men. In developed countries, Men are generally three to four times more likely to take their own lives.