21 February, 2013


Mr. Anthony Goulet

DALLAS, TX (USA)21 February 2013Author, motivational speaker, and gang interventionist MR. ANTHONY GOULET has donned the mantle of leadership for 2013 International Men’s Day as its Texas (USA) Regional Coordinator. For over 20 years, Mr. Goulet has led gang prevention and intervention programs and prisoner reentry programs. He has worked as a Certified Addictions Counselor with gang affiliated youth and adults providing relapse prevention for substance abuse and criminal behavior. A member of the Lakota Nation, Mr. Goulet has strongly advocated for Native American inmates within the federal prison system to have access to religious freedoms which not only ensured that human rights were honored, but ensured that strong, and culturally competent tools of transformation were available. Mr. Goulet is the author of a powerful book on Fatherhood, God Help Me Tie My Shoes!: The Sacred Contract Of Fatherhood which is available on

Mr. Goulet will be the point of contact for all individuals, organizations, and institutions throughout the State of Texas interested in raising awareness for and participating in 2013 International Men’s Day. It is an honor to work with Mr. Goulet and to support him in his leadership role for International Men’s Day. Mr. Goulet’s work with young adolescent males and men is in perfect alignment with the theme for 2013 International Men’s Day – ‘Keeping Men and Boys Safe’,” remarked Diane A. Sears, the United States Coordinator for 2013 International Men’s Day; member of the International Men’s Day Coordination Committee; and Chair of the USA 2012-2022 International Men’s Day Ten Year Plan Committee. 

2013 International Men’s Day which will be observed on 19 November 2013 was inaugurated in 1999 by Jerome Teelucksingh, Ph.D., a faculty member in the History Department at the University of West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago; Thought Leader on Gender Issues; author; poet; and Chairman of the International Men’s Day Coordination Committee. 

For further information about International Men’s Day, visit its website at

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