Thrive or Just Survive: Men’s Work Beyond Woundedness
May01

Thrive or Just Survive: Men’s Work Beyond Woundedness

by Jan Hutchins “Few among men are they who cross to the further shore. The others merely run up and down the bank on this side.” ― Gautama Buddha I no longer cry at ManKind Project graduation celebrations. At the first 20+ gatherings where our brotherhood welcomes home the new initiates and their families, I had the wettest hankie in the room, gushing as our “new brothers” spoke of their transformations, weeping as their families and...

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Circles, Triangles, and Squares
Apr03

Circles, Triangles, and Squares

Understanding why it is essential to create culturally relevant events for different demographic groups, for different ‘kinds’ of people, is often hard to explain. A New Warrior in the Los Angeles Area, Christopher (Magnificent Jaguar) O’Dell partnered with Illustrator Christina T. Epley to show us why it’s important. Seeing this, I wonder what shapes MKP will continue to evolve into. The ManKind Project has...

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This One Leadership Skill Will Send Your Credibility Soaring
Feb02

This One Leadership Skill Will Send Your Credibility Soaring

Guest post by Alain Hunkins My twelve year old son, Alexander, just got braces on his teeth. In case you don’t remember or never had them, braces hurt the first few days. A lot. Alexander is a trooper, and knew that the pain in his mouth would eventually subside. But that first afternoon, he was extremely uncomfortable. Later that evening, around dinner time, the phone rang. It was his orthodontist, Dr. DeMaio. He was calling to see...

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Drawing Forth a New World
Jan18

Drawing Forth a New World

by Boysen Hodgson Devin Lafferty is a young man who recently went through the ManKind Project’s New Warrior Training Adventure in New England. I met him at a recent Homecoming event, celebrating and recognizing the men who completed our most recent training and honoring their families and friends who made it possible. Homecomings are always powerful for me. I get the opportunity to meet and speak with men who have a fire in...

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Winter Wood Fund #StandWithStandingRock
Dec08

Winter Wood Fund #StandWithStandingRock

EDITOR’S NOTE: Numerous ManKind Project men have been on the ground at #StandingRock in support of the water-protectors. Several truck loads of supplies have been collected and brought to the camp from MKP men and significant funds have been sent to help with immediate needs. In the New England community, an I-Group stepped up to support by sourcing and purchasing firewood (inspected and permitted) from a nearby state to be...

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MKP Men Take Action and Stand with  Standing Rock in a Good Way
Nov29

MKP Men Take Action and Stand with Standing Rock in a Good Way

by Ryan Gatling  Greetings to all my New Warrior Brothers – This is a call to action, a call to service, a call to protection of the Realm, the world, the Earth Mother and perhaps the soul of this nation. Men of vision and purpose, integrity and power, compassion and passion … Listen! As you are all aware, for more than two centuries, the Native people of this land have long been marginalized, they have seen their welfare...

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