Albery Abreu is a core trainer for A Call to Men: The Next Generation of Manhood, a leading national violence prevention organization, providing training and education for men, boys, and communities.
A recent graduate from City College of New York with a bachelor’s degree in sociology, Abreu is a facilitator for Edwin Gould Services for Children and Families Teen Accountability Program. With a special interest in working with teenagers, Abreu educates them on healthy relationships and helps inspire them create their own positive definitions of masculinity, manhood, and strength.
In addition, Abreu serves as an elementary school tutor for SCAN (Supportive Children’s Advocacy Network) NY, which provides integrated programming to at-risk youth and families in East Harlem and South Bronx.
Abreu has worked with Men Can Stop Rape, serving as the program facilitator for the Men of Strength (MOST) Club at Harry S. Truman High School, his alma mater. Additionally, he has been a peer educator and trainer with STEPS Relationship Abuse Prevention Program (RAPP), which partners with nine New York City high schools to provide outreach, education, and counseling on abusive relationships.
Using his expertise and experience as a RAPP peer leader, Abreu has facilitated classroom workshops on topics such as teen dating abuse, gender role stereotypes, and sexual harassment. His work with RAPP included creating short performance pieces and developing additional workshops for various domestic violence awareness events. As a result of his work with RAPP, Abreu received the Liz Claiborne Champion award in 2007.