About Blueprints for Change


let’s talk…

about the realities for women in your community, campus & across the world
about the pressures that men face on an everyday basis
about what Homophobia & Transphobia has to do with violence against women

let’s talk about what this all has to do with you
let’s talk about the impact you make every day 
let’s talk about the difference you can make


Plan to bring TEDxRyersonU speaker Jeff Perera to lead an engaging multimedia discussion about men, women, the pressures that we all face and how it affects our lives and relationships.

Jeff is a volunteer facilitator with the White Ribbon Campaign and co-chairperson of the Ryerson White Ribbon Campaign: a group inspiring men to become a part of change around gender equity and help create the ‘Freedom To Be Who You Are’

Wanna see some of what we deliver in the session?
Check out Jeff Perera’s TEDx talk ‘Words Speak Louder Than Actions’ from the 2010 TedxRyersonU conference

For more info or to book a session:
Email us at whiteribbon@ryerson.ca

The Ryerson White Ribbon Campaign works to end gender-based violence and towards change for both men and women.

Follow @ryewhiteribbon on Twitter
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‘like’  Ryerson White Ribbon Campaign on Facebook
visit www.ryersonwhiteribboncampaign.wordpress.com

Now in over 60 countries, the White Ribbon Campaign is the world’s largest effort to engage men in ending violence against women.

Follow @whiteribbon on Twitter
Visit the White Ribbon Campaign blog 
Visit the White Ribbon Campaign website

About Jeff Perera

Jeff is a workshop facilitator for the White Ribbon Campaign, the world’s largest effort to engage men in ending violence against women, and founded of a chapter at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada working to further a gender-inclusive environment. Jeff’s awareness-raising initiatives to create inclusive spaces for people of all walks of life have earned him numerous human rights & equity awards. Jeff is the Director of TEDxRyersonUWomen and the annual discussion-focused ‘What Makes a Man’ White Ribbon Conference at Ryerson. He has organized & spoken at numerous events across Toronto and facilitated many sessions and workshops with the National Film Board of Canada, University of Toronto, the annual ‘YWCA Common Ground’ Conference and across Taiwan including at the ‘Garden of Hope Empower Women’ Conference in Taipei, Taiwan. At the 2010 TEDxRyersonU conference at Jeff delivered the TEDx talk ‘Words Speak Louder Than Actions’  discussing gender equity & gender roles, the impact you make as well as the impact words have on our everyday lives.


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