Tony Porter is an author, educator and activist working to advance social justice issues and Chief Executive Officer of A CALL TO MEN. Porter is internationally recognized for his efforts to prevent violence against women while promoting a healthy, respectful manhood. He is a leading voice on male socialization, the intersection of masculinity and violence against women, and healthy, respectful manhood. Porter’s 2010 TED Talk has been named by GQ Magazine as one of the “Top 10 TED Talks Every Man Should See.”
Porter is an adviser to the National Football League, National Basketball Association, National Hockey League, Major League Soccer and Major League Baseball, providing policy consultation, working extensively with player engagement, and facilitating violence prevention and healthy manhood training. He is an international lecturer for the U.S. State Department, having extensive global experience including Brazil, India and Africa, and has been a guest presenter to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. Porter has worked with the United States Military Academy at West Point and the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis.
He is sought after for his in-depth understanding of the collective socialization of men, and has served as a script consultant for the Emmy Award-winning television series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.” Porter is the author of “Breaking Out of the Man Box” and the visionary for “NFL Dads: Dedicated to Daughters.”
An engaging and sought after lecturer, Tony's message of accountability is welcome and supported by many grassroots and established organizations.
Tony teaches several of their curriculum's including "Racial Diversity in Chemical Dependency" and "Domestic Violence and Chemical Dependency". Tony also specializes in developing social justice treatment models in chemical dependency and other human service organizations.
He’s currently working with numerous domestic and sexual violence programs, the National Football League, the National Basketball Association, colleges and universities around the country. He has worked with the United States Military Academy at West Point and the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis. In addition, he has been a guest presenter for the United Nations' Commission on the Status of Women.
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