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Activist Jackson Katz coming to Spokane to talk about “What It Means To Be A Strong Man”


YWCA Spokane’s GoodGuys program will present a talk by educator Jackson Katz, on Feb 11 at 5:30 p.m.

Katz is known for his scholarship surrounding issues of gender, race and violence.

According to a press release, his talk will be in Gonzaga University’s Hemmingson Center where he will discuss, “men’s leadership in the prevention of violence against women.”

Tickets are $10 per person or $100 for 10 tickets. Registration is required.

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About Tracy Simmons

Tracy Simmons, who teaches journalism at Gonzaga University, is an award winning journalist specializing in religion reporting, digital entrepreneurship and social journalism. In her 13 years on the religion beat, Simmons has tucked a notepad in her pocket and found some of her favorite stories aboard cargo ships in New Jersey, on a police chase in Albuquerque, in dusty Texas church bell towers, on the streets of New York and in tent cities in Haiti.
Simmons has worked as a multimedia journalist for newspapers across New Mexico, Texas and Connecticut. Currently she serves as the executive director of SpokaneFAVS.com, a digital journalism start-up covering religion news and commentary in Spokane, Wash.

She also writes for The Spokesman-Review and for the Religion News Service.

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