MVP provides a variety of services ranging from direct service delivery, keynote presentations, technical assistance and curriculum and training development.  Our client populations are as wide-ranging as our services.  Below please find informational regarding our services and client populations.


Selected Accomplishments

  • MVP staff serve as Subject Matter Experts for all branches of our military
  • MVP staff have produced cutting-edge, acclaimed education materials for mass consumption (educational videos “Tough Guise” by Jackson Katz and “Beyond Beats & Rhymes” by Byron Hurt and books “The Macho Paradox” by Jackson Katz.
  • MVP staff have written dozens of journal articles, op ed pieces and book chapters in support of the MVP mission
  • Delivered training on over 200 colleges & universities and nearly 200 high schools since 1993
  • Introduced the bystander intervention approach to the domestic and sexual violence prevention education field in 1993
  • Presented at over 100 professional conferences
  • Delivered over 100 train the trainer programs, empowering hundreds of participants to deliver MVP training in their respective settings
  • Delivered trainings and keynote presentations around the globe including in: Japan, England, Germany, Italy, Canada, Iraq, Bahrain, Australia, Alaska, Hawai’i
  • Delivered conference-wide trainings for the Southeastern Conference (SEC), Big Ten and Atlantic 10
  • Served as an official NFL Lifeskills program from 2006-2008 and have delivered training for all of the major professional sports leagues
  • Created & utilize original educational materials for use in trainings


Selected Awards

  • 2002 — Selected as one of the Top 50 prevention strategies by the National Crime Prevention Council
  • 2004 Mary Byron Project Celebrating Solutions Award winner. MVP was honored as an innovative program with demonstrated promise for ending the generational cycle of domestic violence.
  • 2005, 2008 — Selected as a Technical Assistance Provider by the US DOJ VAWA
  • 2005 MVP’s approach is highlighted as an example of “promising practices” in “Sexual Assault on Campus: What Colleges and Universities are Doing About It.” U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice, Research for Practice. Karjane, Heather M., Fisher, Bonnie S., and Cullen, Francis T
  • 2007 Changemakers’s collaborative competition “No Private Matter!: Ending Abuse in Intimate and Family Relations” Global Finalist. MVP named as one of 15 finalists out of 242 entries from 46 countries for outstanding demonstration of innovation, social impact, and sustainability.
  • 2009 Cited as a Best Practice to Effectively Address Domestic Violence by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services
  • 2010 World Health Organization. Violence Prevention: the evidence. MVP cited as an empirically proven model for preventing violence against women