Archive for October, 2011


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Hey Ryerson Residence Students, let’s talk…

about the realities for women across campus & across the world
about the pressures that men face on an everyday basis
about what Homophobia & Transphobia has to do with violence against women

let’s talk about what this all has to do with every one of you
let’s talk about the impact you have every day
let’s talk about the difference you can make


Come see TEDxRyersonU speaker Jeff Perera in an engaging multimedia discussion about men, women, the pressures that we all face and how it affects our lives and relationships.

Tues Oct 11th, 18th or 25th at 7pm
Marion Creery Community Room (2nd floor of Pitman Hall)

A free event just for Ryerson residence students and RA’s


Wanna see some of what we deliver in the session?

Check out Jeff Perera’s TEDx talk ‘Words Speak Louder Than Actions’ from the 2010 TedxRyersonU conference

For more info or to book a session:
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The Ryerson White Ribbon Campaign works to end gender-based violence and towards change for both men and women.

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Now in over 60 countries, the White Ribbon Campaign is the world’s largest effort to engage men in ending violence against women.

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About Jeff Perera

Jeff is a workshop facilitator for the White Ribbon Campaign, the world’s largest effort to engage men in ending violence against women, and founded of a chapter at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada working to further a gender-inclusive environment. Jeff’s awareness-raising initiatives to create inclusive spaces for people of all walks of life have earned him numerous human rights & equity awards. Jeff is also curator of the annual discussion-focused ‘What Makes a Man’ White Ribbon Conference at Ryerson. He has organized & spoken at numerous events across Toronto and facilitated many sessions and workshops with the National Film Board of Canada, University of Toronto and at the annual YWCA Common Ground Conference. At the TEDxRyersonU conference at Jeff delivered the TEDx talk ‘Words Speak Louder Than Actions’  discussing gender equity & gender roles, the impact you make as well as the impact words have on our everyday lives.