Youth Development

Direct service through youth development programs are the cornerstone of Men Can Stop Rape's work. Since 2000, the Men of Strength (MOST) Club - the premier primary prevention program for male youth in the country - has provided middle and high school age men with a structured and supportive space to learn about healthy masculinity and translate learning into community leadership. Identified by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control as among the top gender violence prevention programs in the country, the MOST Club is currently serving youth at over 100 sites across the country. MOST Club members have become spokespersons for healthy masculinity and prevention in their schools and the culture at large, speaking at events put on by the United Nations and Liz Claiborne, to name a few.


Our Campus Men of Strength (MOST) Club is the nation’s most comprehensive strategy to engage college-age men in preventing violence against women, developing healthy masculinity, and organizing to create campuses free from violence. Campus Men of Strength accomplishes these goals by supporting student groups, faculty, and staff who are working to end violence against women. We provide training, organizing tools and technical assistance based on our experience as a national leader in the prevention of men’s violence against women.

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The Men of Strength (MOST) Club
for middle school and
high school-aged young men.
Campus Men of Strength (MOST) 
for college-aged men.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Press Release - MOST and WISE Club Evaluation

Youth Survey Shows Significant Gains in Students’ Social-Emotional Intelligence Over 2016-2017 MOST and WISE Club Program Year

December 4, 2017 (Washington, D.C.) – Men Can Stop Rape’s youth development programs, Men of Strength (MOST) Club and Women Inspiring Strength and Empowerment (WISE) Club, have released highlights of the results of their 2016-2017 Washington, D.C., program evaluation. These results showed a significant number of double-digit percentage gains in positive changes in student perceptions over the 22-week curriculum. Read the full Press Release here,  MCSR Youth Survey.
 
MOST and WISE Club 2016-2017 Program Year
 
Highlights: District of Columbia MOST Club and WISE Club