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Michigan Men is now online!

As the University continues to respond to COVID – 19 to promote the safety of our community, Michigan Men staff will be working remotely. We will continue to deliver on our mission to best serve and support wellness and prevent harm in our Michigan community. If you are interested in any opportunities with Michigan Men, please fill out our sign-up forms included within each program's sections indicated below or email michiganmen@umich.edu.

 

Mission

Michigan Men empowers individuals with skill sets promoting wellness, healthy relationships, and values-driven communities. With our dedication to social justice and commitment to mutual understanding, our workshop and dialogue programs encourage the exploration of authentic values and tailored wellness strategies for our participants and their respective communities.

 

Vision

We envision an inclusive and empathetic campus community where all members can develop individualized wellness plans, toolkits for interpersonal violence prevention, and mutually supportive relationships.

 

Programs

The Michigan Men Program offers a variety of programs including:

  • The Michigan Man-Box
  • Expedition of Manhood
  • Peer Facilitator Program

 


Eligibility: Michigan Men programming focuses particularly on the societal expectations of masculine-identified people and the effects these have on masculine-identified individuals, relationships, and communities at large. All interested parties are invited to partake in any of the programs offered, regardless of gender, sex, sexual orientation, physical ability, or any other identities.

 

Michigan Men Peer Facilitators

Michigan Men Peer Facilitators co-facilitate sessions regarding diversity, equity, inclusion, and wellness. Members lead dialogues and support participants of other Michigan Men programs in gaining new skills and strategy tools. Members meet for 90-minute meetings every week. Our facilitator organization will begin in the Fall of 2020. Visit this page to learn more and sign up!


Expedition of Manhood

The Michigan Men: Expedition of Manhood program is completed over seven weeks. Participants complete our online Canvas program and meet once per week for 90 minutes to discuss a myriad of subjects to develop skills tailored to participants' needs. Visit this page to learn more and sign up! 


Michigan Man-Box

The Michigan Man-Box program is a single session program. Our 90-minute session focuses on orienting participants to conversations around masculinity and social dynamics. We provide tools for assisting individuals in having future conversations regarding healthy relationships, identity, and personal well-being. Participants can choose to request a workshop for their organization or group, or choose to participate individaully and be placed in a pool of other individuals interested in a similar workshop. Visit this page to learn more and sign up!