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MentorAction Member Bio – John Barron

MentorAction Member Bio – John Barron

Each month we do a MentorAction Member Bio. This month we would like to introduce John Barron. "Hello, my name is John Barron, and I am a Detective in the Domestic Violence Unit with the Hamilton Police Service. I became part of MentorAction because of my role within...

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Father’s Day – What it is meant to be…

Father’s Day – What it is meant to be…

Father’s Day always sparks nostalgic notions of paternalism and fatherhood without really addressing what Father's Day is meant to be about. I do not believe fatherhood is about one day of the year. Instead, it is a way of being, a lifestyle and a meaningful...

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End Gender-Based Violence – Men as Allies

End Gender-Based Violence – Men as Allies

Men are important contributors as allies to the movement to end gender-based violence.  For men, allyship gets entangled with the fact that men benefit from their privilege as men relative to women.  And, men have been raised in a society that bakes-in certain...

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The Freedom and Hope Women’s Golf Tournament

The Freedom and Hope Women’s Golf Tournament

The Freedom and Hope Women's Golf Tournament is an annual fundraiser for Jared's Place, a program of Interval House of Hamilton. Jared's Place provides legal information, advocacy, court accompaniment, and system navigation to women involved in Family or Criminal...

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Canadian Men’s Health Month

Canadian Men’s Health Month

June is recognized as Canadian Men's Health Month. In the past, the week leading up to Father's Day was observed as Canadian Men's Health week. A week set aside for men to take time and focus on their health. Men were reminded to book long overdue doctor's...

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