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Male Engagement Network


The mission of the Male Engagement Network (MEN): Making Connections is to build pathways to success for men of color by focusing attention and resources on the social stressors that obstruct their potential:

  • Financial Health
  • Housing Stability
  • Mental Wellbeing

MEN is open to all men of color, ages 25 - 55, from Roxbury, Dorchester, and Mattapan. Members speak many languages, come from many countries, and belong to many cultures. We are both recipients and providers of the Network’s services, and we take an active role in shaping and planning the Network’s programs. MEN: Making Connections is supported by the Prevention Institute and the Movember Foundation.

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Download the Brochure

Read the Network's first brochure. Learn more about the history and values of the Network. 

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A Report: Promoting Mental Wellbeing Among Men of Color

An Action Research Collaboration with the Male Engagement Network in the Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice.

Authors: Kimberly Byrd (PhD student, Vanderbuilt University), Inés Palmarin (Federal Reserve Bank of Boston), Roxann McNeish (University of South Florida- USF), Connie Walker-Egea (USF), Yusuf Ali (Community of Dorchester), Marcos Beleche (Four Corners Main Street), and Renée Boynton-Jarrett (BMC and Boston University School of Medicine).
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MEN: Making Connections

About Making Connections for Mental Health and Wellbeing Among Men and Boys.

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