Press Release

The Odyssey for Equality is on the Road Again!

Following on his successful tours of the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada’s western provinces, Dr. James S. Brown, the president of the Canadian Centre for Men and Families (CCMF), is now bringing his Odyssey for Equality to eastern Canada. The Odyssey involves visits to various towns and cities where Dr. Brown speaks about the work being done by CCMF to raise awareness about how men and boys are affected by issues such as education, employment, health, law, domestic violence and parental

Dr. Brown engages participants in his sessions in discussions about these topics with a focus on what can be done to deal with our society’s current “war on men and boys,” and to ensure that men and boys achieve a greater degree of equality in our highly-feminized society.

“This is a difficult time to be a boy growing up.” – Dr. James S. Brown

Dr. Brown is the author of Rescuing Our Underachieving Boys, and several other publications dealing with how parents, the education system and society in general can help to deal with the crisis faced by men and boys in the current climate in society. His books will be on sale and he will be autographing them at these sessions.

The Odyssey for Equality 2016 will be in Oshawa on July 19, Brockville on July 20, Kingston on July 21, Ottawa on July 22 and Montreal on July 23. Watch for further details, and more dates and locations!

Mountain View

Oshawa, July 19th

The Odyssey for Equality 2016 will be begin in Oshawa on July 19 with a public lecture dealing with an overview of what the Canadian Centre for Men and Families is all about, and how its work is important for men and boys, and also for the entire community. This session will be held at the Legends Branch of the Oshawa Public Library starting at 6:30 pm. Admission is by voluntary donation.

Kingston, July 21st, 6:30PM

Kingston Chinese Alliance Church
230 MacDonnell St.
Kingston, Ontario
K7L 4C2

About Dr. James S. Brown

Dr. James S. Brown, M.A., M.Ed., Ed.D., is a Canadian parent, grandparent, great grandparent, teacher and academic who has worked in every job in education, including as a teacher and principal. Dr. Brown holds six university degrees, including a doctorate in education, and also has diplomas of advanced studies in curriculum, instructional leadership, counselling and applied psychology .He is the author of a number of books dealing with the challenges facing boys growing up in our current society, including “Rescuing Our Underachieving Sons: Raising the Aspirations of Underachieving Boys.” Dr. Brown is the president of the Canadian Centre for Men and Families, and has been travelling in Europe, the United Kingdom and the United States, and across western Canada on his Odyssey for Equality over the past five years. This year, his Odyssey is taking him to Ontario, Quebec and eastern Canada. As part of his Odyssey, he has made over 70 presentations to live and online audiences, and has been interviewed extensively on television and radio, and for newspapers and magazines.