Men as Peacemakers

UMD Takes Back the Night

March and Rally held Against Sexual and Domestic Violence

DULUTH, Minn.- The UMD Campus was alive Thursday night, with rallying cries against sexual assault and domestic violence, and in support of survivors, as a group Took Back the Night. The Kirby Ballroom abuzz with men, women and children gathered to work to end sexual and domestic violence, and reclaim the nighttime from fear and vulnerability. “I think it’s just…

Educators and City Leaders Address Community Truancy Issue

The Student Attendance Review Board considers a student to be truant after missing seven class periods.

DULUTH, Minn. – Students skipping class or not going to school at all is something Duluth educators and community leaders want to end. With the start of the school year only weeks away a conversation about truancy is the first step in making it happen. School may be out, but the session on keeping students in the classroom is in….

State Rep. Tackles Sexual Harassment With Roundtable

Rep. Erin May-Quade Holds Roundtable at Building For Women

Duluth, Minn.- Local businesses and nonprofits sat with local leaders today to discuss the issues of sexual violence and harassment. Seven members of different businesses and nonprofits met with State Representative and DFL candidate for Lieutenant Governor Erin Maye-Quade at Duluth’s Building for Women to discuss how they’re combating sexual harassment and sexual violence. Organizations represented included the PAVSA and the…

Putting a Stop to Domestic Violence

Find out how you can help prevent domestic violence in your community.

DULUTH, Minn.- A group in Duluth is looking to put an end to domestic violence. The organization Men as Peacemakers are hosting training sessions to help volunteers for what they call  “Domestic Violence Restorative Circles”  which work with both survivors, as well as offenders, to help heal, and stop violence. “We can’t just put a band aid over something like…

Fighting Domestic Violence in the Northland

One local organization gives locals an opportunity to make a direct impact on abuse within the community.

DULUTH, Minn.- The organization Men as Peacemakers, aims to make a  direct impact on the domestic violence within our community. The organization is hosting domestic violence restorative circles, which rely on community support. The classes needed to be a volunteer are currently underway this weekend. Around four to six community members are needed during each circle meeting. This weekend the training…