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Young Mens' Relationship to Culture | Charis Denison | TEDxTahoeCity
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Added Oct 4, 2016
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In this talk, Charis Denison teams up with her lead teen facilitator, Julian Vasquez to talk about the need to radically change the spaces we create for our boys so that they will become the men we want them to become, rather than the men we fear they will. Her talk serves as an introduction to Julian’s.

Chris has built her experience primarily partnering with schools and non-profits for the past 23 years. She has received national recognition for her work in several of these fields. Charis has been on the faculty of the Urban School of San Francisco, Branson School, and Marin Academy in San Rafael CA. Charis currently runs Prajna Consulting. Through Prajna, she partners with schools, teens, families, organizations, and communities around the issues of Human Development, Social Justice, and Ethics. Her work as a youth advocate emphasizes empowering young people to make choices that end in honor and joy rather than guilt, shame or regret.

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