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Jackson Katz, PhD


Raising a Stand-Up Guy Not a Stand-By Guy

Tues. Feb 25, 7:00pm • Junipero Serra High School
Wed. Feb 26, 7:00pm • St. Francis High School

Society's understanding of masculinity is changing – redefining culture and challenging long-held beliefs. Author, educator, filmmaker and activist Jackson Katz supports parents in fostering fulfilling, realistic masculine identities for our boys, moving beyond the portrayals of maleness that dominate our media and are harmful to both genders. Parents will hear essential strategies for guiding our sons in becoming principled, confident young men and for helping our daughters navigate this evolving landscape.

ALL parents welcome – most appropriate for parents of preteens and teens, both boys AND girls.



The Common Ground Speaker Series presents distinguished speakers in education, parenting and health at venues across the San Francisco Peninsula. Parents, faculty and staff at our 43 member schools attend Common Ground events free of charge. Guests not affiliated with a member school may attend for a $20 fee at the door.

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Upcoming Events:

Nurturing the Emotional Lives
of Our Sons

Featuring Michael Reichert, PhD

March 4, 2020

How to Have Conversations That Matter 

Celeste Headlee

March 24, 2020

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