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'''Earl Silverman''' was the founder of [[Men’s Alternative Safe House]] (MASH), believed to be the only men's domestic violence shelter in Canada at its time. In 2013, Silverman took his own life shortly after his efforts to keep MASH funded failed and he was forced to close its doors.
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'''Earl Silverman''' was the founder of [[Men’s Alternative Safe House]] (MASH), believed to be the only men's domestic violence shelter in Canada at the time.<ref>https://nationalpost.com/news/canada/privately-run-shelter-for-male-victims-of-domestic-abuse-forced-to-close-its-doors-due-to-lack-of-funding</ref> In 2013, Mr Silverman took his own life shortly after his efforts to keep MASH funded failed and he was forced to close its doors.
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Mr Silverman's will directed that the funds from his estate should be dispersed so as to create an ''educational scholarship for male victims of female perpetrated domestic violence''.  Courts in Alberta directed that the funds should be dispersed to the [[Mount Royal University Foundation]] for this purpose.<ref>http://www.familyofmen.com/court-designated-mru-as-residual-beneficiary/</ref>
  
 
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*[http://ncfm.org/2012/03/news/discrimination-against-males/ncfm-calgary-liaison-earl-silvers-shelter-for-abused-men-faces-closure/ NCFM Calgary Liaison Earl Silver’s shelter for abused men faces closure]
 
*[http://ncfm.org/2012/03/news/discrimination-against-males/ncfm-calgary-liaison-earl-silvers-shelter-for-abused-men-faces-closure/ NCFM Calgary Liaison Earl Silver’s shelter for abused men faces closure]
 
*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=nnziIua2VE8#! RIP Earl Silverman - We will never forget...]
 
*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=nnziIua2VE8#! RIP Earl Silverman - We will never forget...]
* [http://beaconnews.ca/blog/2013/04/earl-silverman-lived-for-nothing-died-for-something/ Earl Silverman lived for nothing, died for something]
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*[http://beaconnews.ca/blog/2013/04/earl-silverman-lived-for-nothing-died-for-something/ Earl Silverman lived for nothing, died for something]
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*[http://www.familyofmen.com/court-designated-mru-as-residual-beneficiary/ Disposition of estate]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 11:38, 21 December 2019

Earl Silverman was the founder of Men’s Alternative Safe House (MASH), believed to be the only men's domestic violence shelter in Canada at the time.[1] In 2013, Mr Silverman took his own life shortly after his efforts to keep MASH funded failed and he was forced to close its doors.

Mr Silverman's will directed that the funds from his estate should be dispersed so as to create an educational scholarship for male victims of female perpetrated domestic violence. Courts in Alberta directed that the funds should be dispersed to the Mount Royal University Foundation for this purpose.[2]

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