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Dr. Alan Heisterkamp
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Dr. Alan Heisterkamp, Director, MVP Leadership Institute at the University of Northern Iowa, was the Education Consultant for "Bully" and directed the "Sioux City Project" research study for the Waitt Institute for Violence Prevention, 2007 - 2011. He implemented the first high school gender violence, bystander intervention program (Mentors in Violence Prevention) in the state of Iowa in 1999-2000, as well as, the first "pilot research study" Coaching Boys into Men program in the country in 2007.

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Guns, Mental Illness and Violent Masculinity: A Recipe to Kill

(15) Comments | Posted December 18, 2012 | 7:33 PM

As the days separate us from the initial shock and horror of last week's shooting that left 26 dead we have come to learn more about Adam Lanza and the events as they occurred in Newtown, Conn. Most of us will remember where we were, who we were with, or...

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Bully: The Sequel

(9) Comments | Posted May 15, 2012 | 12:41 PM

"What's next?" That was the question from Esta Soler, founder and president of Futures without Violence, and a longtime colleague of ours, as well as a huge supporter and advisor of the film Bully. We were discussing community outreach around the documentary, and Esta, who loves the film, knows its...

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