Tony Porter


March 19, 2014 - Knoxville, Tennessee — The Lincoln Memorial University-John J. Duncan, Jr., School of Law (LMU-DSOL) will live stream the Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence’s presentation “A Call to Men in Tennessee” on Thursday, March 27. The presentation will feature educator, activist and lecturer Tony Porter and run from 12:30 to 3 p.m.

The Coalition is partnering with Tennessee State University, Verizon Wireless, Meharry Medical College and the YWCA of Nashville and Middle Tennessee to sponsor the event, aimed at helping communities engage men and boys to stop violence against women and girls. The presentation will be streamed across the state from Tennessee State University in Nashville.

Porter is nationally and internationally recognized for his efforts to end men’s violence against women and to promote healthy, respectful manhood. He works with numerous domestic and sexual violence programs, colleges and universities across the country, and has worked with the United States Military Academy at West Point, the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, the National Football League and the National Basketball Association. Porter is the author of “Well Meaning Men…Breaking Out of the Man Box – Ending Violence against Women”, and the co-founder and co-director of “A Call To Men: The Next Generation of Manhood.”

This training is provided at no cost to participants. All training materials will be provided.

The Lincoln Memorial University-Duncan School of Law is located in Knoxville’s Historic Old City Hall Building. LMU-DSOL is an integral part of LMU’s values-based learning community, and is dedicated to preparing the next generation of lawyers to provide sound legal service in the often underserved region of Appalachia and beyond. For more information about LMU-DSOL, call 865.545.5303 or visit us online at

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