Jackson Katz Leadership Breakfast

A private event for key leaders committed to transformational change in the Spokane community.

YWCA Spokane and the GoodGuys cordially invite you to join us for a private breakfast and discussion with Jackson Katz, Ph.D. on Tuesday, February 12th at Barrister Winery from 7:30 am – 9:00 am.

Key leaders in Spokane will be provided with an opportunity to engage in a powerful discussion about potential solutions that could help resolve the epidemic of family and gender-based violence that is so prevalent in our community.

Please direct any questions or comments to community@ywcaspokane.org or call 509-789-9312. Thank you!


The Facts

  • Last year, reducing family violence was selected as a top community concern by the Spokane Regional Health District and Priority Spokane.
  • As reported by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men will be victim to some form of physical violence by an intimate partner within their lifetime.
  • Domestic violence related calls continue to be the number one call to 911 in Spokane.
  • Additional Facts about domestic violence in Spokane. 

About Jackson Katz PH.D.

Katz is internationally renowned for his pioneering scholarship and activism on issues of gender, race, and violence. He has long been a major figure and thought leader in the growing global movement of men working to promote gender equality and prevent gender violence. Katz is the creator, lead writer, and narrator of the award-winning Tough Guise videos. His TED talk, “Violence Against Women-It’s a Men’s Issue,” has been viewed more than 4 million times across platforms.


Join The Public Discussion – Feb 11th

This breakfast serves as a follow up to the public talk Jackson Katz will provide to the community on Monday, February 11th called “What Does it Mean to be a Strong Man?: Exploring men’s leadership in the prevention of violence against women“, held from 5:30pm-7:30pm at Gonzaga University’s John J. Hemmingson Center, located at 702 E Desmet Ave, Spokane, WA 99202.

If you are not already registered for this community event, consider registering today.

Thank you for your leadership!


Thank you to our valued sponsors of this leadership breakfast.