Minnesota
Listings are alphabetized by city with:

1.    Major Groups – having significant men’s programs (some states have no listings)

2.    Groups and Projects – all other groups and projects

3.    Information and Referrals – websites which give information and list referrals

M A J O R     G R O U P S
(Having Significant  Men’s Programs)

Twin Cities Men’s Center

Minneapolis

The Men’s Center provides resources for men seeking to grow in body, mind and spirit, and from that foundation advocates for healthier family and community relationships.

G R O U P S     A N D     P R O J E C T S

RMRW (Responsible Men Responsible Women)

Bemidji State University, Bemidji

RMRW is a (theater presentation-mandatory for all students) University Program designed to prevent violence, privacy violations, and harassment by fostering a safe and civil campus community.

Men’s Spirituality Group

St. John’s University, Collegeville

Each group includes 8-10 students with two leaders, usually members of the monastic community on campus or another adult male from the faculty or staff. The groups meet regularly throughout the school year, for all four years that the students are enrolled at St. John’s. Each member gets a chance at one meeting to tell his story as it relates to a common question which is posed to the group for that year.

Men as Peacemakers

Duluth

Fostering and developing peacemakers through modeling, mentoring, storytelling and dialogue.

Mending The Sacred Hoop

Duluth

Mending The Sacred Hoop is committed to strengthening the voice and vision of Native peoples. We work to end violence against Native women and children while restoring the safety, sovereignty, and sacredness of Native women. We work from a social change perspective that relies upon grassroots efforts to restore the leadership of Native women.

Sexual Violence Resource Center (SVRC)

Mankato

Dedicated to helping all survivors of sexual violence

New Horizons Center

Marshall

The mission of New Horizons Crisis Center includes, but is not limited to, providing services and support for crime victims, advocacy for families, and educational programs in Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, and Redwood Counties.  (Note: has outreach center at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall)

Men Against Gender Violence

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

This group is for men on campus who are interested in learning what they can do to end violence against women.  This is an opportunity to become a leader among your peers to address sexism and sexual violence.

2 Orange Hearts (on)  Twitter

Northern (Minnesota)

2 Orange Hearts brings together resources for survivors (primary and secondary survivors—both men and women) of sexual violence in Northern Minnesota. We raise money and community awareness for organizations providing direct services to survivors.

Campus Advocates Against Sexual Harassment and Assault (CASASHA)

Carleton College, Northfield

CAASHA is a group of students dedicated to supporting and empowering Carleton students affected by—or with questions about—sexual harassment or assault.

MINCAVA electronic clearinghouse

University of Minnesota, St. Paul

The mission of the Minnesota Center Against Violence and Abuse (MINCAVA) is to support research, education, and access to violence related resources.

M-Pact (on) 
Facebook

Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Paul

M-Pact is a student-led organization of men and women who: strive to get college men intentionally involved in service, leadership, spirituality, vocational reflection, and authentic relationships, stand up against men’s tendency towards violence and abuse of power and work to overcome the pressures men face from society and unbalanced masculinity.

Sexual Assault Support Team

Macalester College, St. Paul

The Sexual Assault Support Team are members of the faculty and staff who are trained to assist and support students who have experienced sexual intimidation, harassment or violence.

Dedicated Academic Dads (DAD)

Winona State University, Winona

A group for single fathers attending college meets two hours each week for lunch and discussion. The group is applying for student organization status and funding. The fathers provide a safe space for college men to meet who are balancing school and work and fathering.

Gender Violence Institute (Facebook)

Statewide: Clearwater

The Gender Violence Institute has worked with professionals from a variety of disciplines in the criminal justice system, academia, health and human services, sexual assault, and battered women’s programming throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault (MNCASA)

Statewide: St. Paul

The services of MNCASA are designed to assist local programs in providing state of the art advocacy and prevention programming and to affect public perception and policy in relation to sexual assault.

Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women (MCBW)

Statewide:  St. Paul

The mission of the Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women is to provide a voice for battered women and member programs; challenge systems and institutions so they respond more effectively to the needs of battered women and their children; promote social change; and support, educate, and connect member programs.

MIWSAC  (Minnesota Indian Women’s Sexual Assault Coalition)

Statewide: St. Paul

Through unity we will strengthen our voices and build resources to create awareness and eliminate sexual violence against Indian women and children.  We will vigorously apply our efforts toward influencing social change and reclaim our traditional values that honor the sovereignty of Indian women and children.

I N F O R M A T I O N     A N D     R E F E R R A L S

Sexual Assault Support Resources The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth

For Men Minnesota State University, Mankato

Prevention: RAPE  talk about it  PREVENT IT Minnesota State University, Mankato

Sexual Assault Myths Minnesota State University, Mankato

Sexual Assault/Rape Minnesota State University, Mankato

Sexual Assault Awareness St. Olaf’s College, Northfield

Sexual Assault Information St. Olaf’s College, Northfield

Resources and Referrals St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud

Sexual Assault, Prevention and Resources Macalester College, St. Paul

Sexual Violence Prevention Hamline University, St. Paul

Sexual Assault Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter

Information for Victims of Sexual Violence and Those Who are Supporting Them Winona State University, Winona

Sexual Violence Policy Winona State University, Winona