Men’s Sheds: Who are Your Elders?
Finding our elders can be challenging in a modern industrialized society. But in times of conflict, we search for people who know how to run safe spaces for healing and growth. The people who can do this are often our elders. Where do we find them? How do we recognize them? I’ll explore how the men’s shed movement has helped me find elders in my community.
As a social worker with the City of Edmonton, Michael Hoyt guides initiatives that invite and challenge men to build healthy relationships. Michael has worked on various projects to help communities support men to become better parents, partners, and community members.
February 16, 2023