Jackson Katz to Speak on Gender Violence at Trinity Cathedral

Jackson Katz to Speak on Gender Violence at Trinity Cathedral


Renowned Thought Leader Dr. Jackson Katz to Speak on Gender Violence at Trinity Cathedral

Monday, April 9 at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, April 10 at 11:30 a.m.


CLEVELAND, OH –Dr. Jackson Katz, best-selling author and educator, will give two community lectures at Trinity Cathedral on Monday, April 9 at 7:00 p.m. and Tuesday, April 10 at 11:30 a.m. The topic will be gender violence and its prevention for both programs. The lectures are free and open to the public, and are presented in partnership with Cleveland State University and the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center.

Jackson Katz, Ph.D., is an educator, author, filmmaker and cultural theorist. He is internationally renowned for his pioneering scholarship and activism on issues of gender, race and violence. He has long been a major figure and thought leader in the growing global movement of men working to promote gender equality and prevent gender violence. His TED talk, “Violence against Women – It’s a Men’s Issue” has been viewed more than 3.5 million times.

Dr. Katz’s book, Man Enough: Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and the Politics of Presidential Masculinity, will be one of three books used for a Wednesday evening book discussion series at Trinity Cathedral beginning April 11. The five-session series will explore how language influences and reinforces one’s perception of non-dominant groups within our society. The book discussion series is free and open to all. Details are available at https://tinyurl.com/Trinity-Gender-Book-Series. Doors will open one-hour before the lecture programs. Limited free parking is available in Trinity’s lot at 2227 Prospect Avenue.

 Praise for Jackson Katz: 

“Jackson Katz is one of the most important voices of our generation.”

— Rosalind Wiseman, author of “Queen Bees and Wannabes”

“I have never heard a man speak so authentically, passionately and smartly about the issue of gender violence. I am grateful you are in this space with us. I believe this is a pivotal moment for us in our working with men and boys.”

— Karen Singer, President & CEO, YWCA Evanston/North Shore

About Trinity Cathedral:

Trinity Cathedral, the Cathedral for the Episcopal Diocese of Ohio, invites participation from people of all faiths, races, nationalities and walks of life. Trinity’s congregation is the oldest in Cleveland, founded as a parish in 1816, and draws members from all corners of Northeast Ohio. Trinity offers stirring worship, thought-provoking programs and world-class music. Its outreach ministries serve those in need and its social action activities support Trinity’s commitment to a just and sustainable Northeast Ohio. Renowned for its architecture, the Cathedral is on the National Register of Historic Places and is located at 2230 Euclid Avenue in downtown Cleveland.

For more information on Trinity Cathedral and its programs, call 216-774-0479 or visit trinitycleveland.org.