CORRECTION: A previous version of this article misstated the aim of the One Act program at UNC. The program is focused on educating the community about the role of bystanders in preventing interpersonal violence. The Daily Tar Heel apologizes for the error.
This semester, a group of male students will begin tackling one of the toughest questions: What does it mean to be a man?
The UNC Men’s Project will bring together about 20 male students from diverse backgrounds to discuss masculinity and interpersonal violence prevention. The project, funded by a grant from the Verizon Foundation for almost $24,000, will begin the week of Feb. 3 and last 12 weeks.
Apply for the project
Time: Applications due Jan. 20, program
begins the week of Feb. 3
Students have until Jan. 20 to apply to be a part of the group, which will create a peer educator curriculum and a social media campaign.
Bob Pleasants, UNC’s interpersonal violence prevention coordinator, said they made the application available last week, and by Friday, the group had already received submssions.