NOTE: This event will include conversation around difficult topics such as rape, sexual assault, and domestic violence.
There will be advocates & therapists available at the event to talk with anyone, if needed.
8th annual Call to Action Breakfast
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
7-8am: Registration & Networking
8:00-9:25am: CALL TO ACTION PROGRAM
9:30-10am: Keynote Q&A (Optional)
Radisson Paper Valley – Appleton
- EVENT “FACT SHEET”: 2017 CALL TO ACTION – FACT SHEET
- ELECTION DAY is also November 7. Voting booths open at 7am; our event starts at 8am.
- REFRESHMENTS: coffee, juice, breads, and Danish will be served.
- SEATING: as is our custom, we seat people randomly so high school students, professionals, retired people, etc. get to sit together & interact. We try to have 2-3 people at each table who know each other.
- COST: event is $15 (free for students and their chaperones)
- AGES/GENDERS & CONTENT WARNING: The Call to Action breakfast will involve conversation around difficult topics such as sexual assault and rape, domestic violence, etc. Though any age is welcome with a parent, material is targeted for high school and above. All Voices of Men events are open to people of all genders. It’s important we do this work in partnership with women. That said, in general our target audience is teen/adult boys & men. Our typical event will be about 75-85% men and boys.
FREE LIVE-STREAMING: INFO & RESOURCES
- LIVE-STREAM WILL BE WATCHABLE FROM THIS PAGE, WHEN IT IS AVAILABLE. YOU CAN WATCH IT TRULY “LIVE”, OR AT ANY TIME AFTER THE EVENT (scroll back to the start of the event, if needed).
- Test video & sound prior to the Call to Action Breakfast – if you are able to play any of the videos below, you should be OK. Press play, then click the box in the bottom right corner to make it “full screen”. Dowload this spec sheet for more IT info re: live-streaming. Live Stream Best Practices 2017 . Though we don’t expect issues, we encourage live-stream host sites to have someone who is knowledgeable about IT issues available at your site.
- Advertise the event. Downloadable poster School outreach poster 2017 with blank spot on poster to list time & location of the viewing. Also, share the highlight video from the 2015 Breakfast – 2015 Breakfast highlight video.
- Seek parent permission if at a school. Template parent permission form here: Permission Slip Template Voices of Men
- Consider food & drink for your event.
- Ensure enough seating, large enough room for everyone, and that video & sound can be seen/heard by everyone. There is a 10-minute conversation period during the Breakfast — set-up your room to facilitate small-group conversations (6-10 people).
- Handouts will be given at the in-person Breakfast. PLEASE PRINT THESE FOR YOUR ATTENDEES: STE PLEDGE – Wisconsin version and PROGRAM 2017 – FINAL
- Consider scheduling an extra 30-60 minutes of gathering time immediately following the Call to Action Breakfast to discuss what was learned, and what can be done locally. Possible post-Breakfast conversation questions include: What did you learn, what impacted you? What helpful actions can you take yourself? What is good about our local school/business/community culture, and what could be better? What can we as a group do to make improvements in our school/business culture.
- Viewing Time: approximately 85 minutes.
- Gender make-up of attendees: our Breakfast is open to people of all genders. We target men and high school-aged boys, but welcome people of all genders. Our typical audience is approximately 75-85% male.
WEEK-LONG SERIES OF BRENDA TRACY PRESENTATIONS!
Portland-based keynote speaker BRENDA TRACY will be spending the week in the Fox Valley, doing presentations at Lawrence University, UW-Oshkosh, and Neenah High School. She will also have 3 additional presentations that are open to the public:
- UW – Fox Valley: Wed, Nov 8, 12 PM – 1 PM, Perry Hall in the Communications Arts Building
- Fox Valley Technical College: Thur, Nov 9, 11:30 AM – 1 PM, room A170 (park near door #16)
- Appleton Area School District: Thur, Nov 9, 6:30 PM – 8 PM Appleton West Auditorium
Brenda Tracy is a nurse, mother, activist, and survivor. In 1998, she reported to police that she was brutally raped by four men, two of whom played football at Oregon State University. In 2014, Tracy found the courage to come forward with her story and now seeks to make the world a better place for survivors. Ms.Tracy has worked closely with Oregon legislators to expand victims’ rights and has successfully helped to pass seven laws, including extending the Oregon statute of limitations to prosecute rape and mandatory testing of all rape kits in Oregon. Ms.Tracy has won numerous awards and was named ESPNs 2016 top 25 women. She sits on the NCAA Commission to Combat Sexual Violence and is a frequent guest commentator on CNN and ESPN. Ms. Tracy is the founder of the national campaign #SetTheExpectation and she travels the country speaking to university students, athletes and nonprofit organizations.
Brenda Tracy’s week-long presentation series is being sponsored by:
- Community Health Action Team (CHAT) of ThedaCare
- the Bright Idea Fund within the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region.
2016 BREAKFAST — HIGHLIGHT VIDEO (4 minutes)
2016 BREAKFAST — FULL VIDEO (83 minutes)
BREAKFAST VIDEO BELOW: If you host a group-viewing of our 2016 Breakfast (school, business, etc.), please email Shannon Kenevan email@example.com your location and the number attending. Click on the video below, then click the box in the bottom right corner — “full screen”. Running time 83 minutes.
SOME 2016 BREAKFAST HIGHLIGHTS:
SHORT HIGHLIGHT VIDEO – 2015 BREAKFAST