We would like to introduce you to what we think is an important step forward in the evolution of human awareness and compassion. It’s a group that has proposed a White House Council on Boys and Men to President Obama. Headed by Warren Farrell the group has written a proposal that outlines the many reasons why this Council is needed.
Dr. Warren Farrell & The Center for Integral Wisdom
Dr. Warren Farrell, the Vice President of CIW for Gender Issues, is the author of books published in 17 languages, including international best-sellers The Myth of Male Power and Why Men Are the Way they Are. Farrell, Ken Wilber and Marc Gafni have done numerous interviews together. Farrell, Gafni and John Gray are co-authoring Beyond Mars and Venus. Dr. Farrell’s popular and profound talk Why Love is Such a Mess, delivered at the Integral Spiritual Experience 2, shows how the real transition to gender liberation is the transition from Stage I survival to Stage II discovery of fulfillment—fulfillment that neither sex had in the past.
The Back Story
When Dr. Warren Farrell received a call from the White House in 2009 to be an adviser to the White House Council on Women and Girls given his background on the Board of the National Organization for Women in NYC, he quickly consented. But he added there was also a need for a White House Council on Boys and Men.
The commission is working to bring a group of boys, girls, men and women to Iowa and New Hampshire. The hope is to personally tell the legislators about the hardships that are being faced. We need your help to make this happen.
The coalition worked for 18 months to identify five areas where boys and men are in crisis:
They identified causes and solutions.
Presidential Primaries Project: Sponsor A Boy to Iowa or New Hampshire
In addition to progress organizing Congressional support, the Commission is sponsoring a Presidential Primaries Project to bring boys, girls, and their parents and leading practitioners to Iowa and New Hampshire this summer. Their goal: talk with the presidential candidates about the need for a parallel Council—a White House Council on Boys and Men. They will also stage a mini-conference to invite the candidates to address them.
In this video, Dr. Farrell gives the details about our program to sponsor someone to Iowa and New Hampshire: