February 2016: Marc Peters, Men’s Health Coordinator at Brown, received the university’s Excellence Award for Innovation. The award notes his wide range of healthy masculinity and violence prevention work on campus, including education with Greek organizations and athletic teams, and launching and directing Brown’s Men’s Story Project: Looking Within, Speaking Out production.
Spring 2015: Alex Plum, Emory MSP director and master’s student in public health, received the 2015 Emory University Humanitarian Award. The award recognizes students who embody the qualities of honesty, integrity, courage and responsibility which are fundamental to effective leadership. Alex received the award for his work addressing health disparities in the U.S. and abroad among adolescents – particularly young men. The award recognized his “collaborative leadership with the Men’s Story Project, where men from Emory came together to tell their own stories about growing into healthy masculinities.”
May 2010: MSP Founder Josie Lehrer received the University of California – San Francisco Chancellor’s Award for Public Service, in recognition of her community work including initiation of the “groundbreaking” Men’s Story Project.
April 2009: The Men’s Story Project received a Bears Breaking Boundaries 2009 Award at the University of California-Berkeley, in the category of Improving Student Life. The award provided support for a qualitative evaluation study of the MSP with audience members and presenters, to inform future initiatives.