Sheila Radford-Hill, Ph.D., Executive Director
Luther College Diversity Center
Iowa (USA) Regional Coordinator - 2011 International Men's Day
DECORAH, IOWA (USA) -- 17 November 2011 -- Under the leadership of Sheila Radford-Hill, Ph.D., the Iowa (USA) Regional Coordinator for 2011 International Men's Day (www.international-mens-day.com) and Executive Director of Luther College's Diversity Center, students, staff, and faculty at the academic institution will join individuals, institutions, and organizations in 63 nations in the observance of International Men's Day on Saturday, 19 November 2011 under the theme "Giving Boys The Best Possible Start In Life". A 'brown bag' luncheon meeting sponsored by the Luther College Diversity and Counseling Services in honor of International Men's Day is planned and the topic of discussion will be bullying and male violence. An exploration of the bystander theory and the work of interrupters of violence will also be conducted. The observance is open to all members of the Luther College Community and the general public.
"We will issue a call for community participation through the town's Peace and Justice Center," remarked Dr. Radford-Hill.