Chris Canty Joins The Fight in Tackling Domestic Violence

I'm a big guy who hits quarterbacks for a living, so I'm the last person most would expect to teach young men about domestic violence. Despite the messages the culture bombards us with, healthy manhood is about being respectful and caring for others, not solving problems with violence. Three years ago I partnered with the organization A Call to Men to teach young men what healthy relationships and real manhood look like. It's something I learned from my father, who showed me and my two older brothers what it is to be a man. Because of my stature—I'm 6 feet 7 and more than 300 pounds—talking to young men about the importance of treating people with decency captures their attention. They're like, Wow, he plays a physically demanding sport and he's talking about caring for others and respecting them. Read More

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