MARQUETTE, Mich.—Violence prevention educator Paul Kivel will give a free public presentation during a visit to Northern Michigan University. He will speak at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 12, in the Whitman Hall commons.

                Kivel is a social justice educator, activist and writer. He has been an innovative leader in violence prevention for more than 27 years. He is a trainer and speaker on men’s issues, racism and diversity, challenges of youth, teen dating, family violence, raising boys to manhood and the impact of class and power on daily life. Kivel is the author of numerous books and curricula, including “Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice,” “Men’s Work,” “Making the Peace,” “Helping Teens Stop Violence” and most recently, “You Call this a Democracy?: Who Benefits, Who Pays and Who Really Decides.”

                Kivel will also lead some workshops for NMU students, faculty and staff. His visit is sponsored by the office of the provost and vice president for academic affairs and the office of the associate provost for student services and enrollment.

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March 31, 2010