11/22/2014 12:59 EST | Updated 12/01/2014 04:59 EST

Terry Crews' 3-Phase Plan To Be A Better Man: Are You Up For It? (VIDEO)

Terry Crews has a few things he'd like to get off his chest. The former NFL player is also known for his roles in "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and "Everybody Hates Chris," but the actor was in Toronto recently for a different reason altogether. As the keynote speaker for the White Ribbon Campaign's What Makes A Man conference, Crews has a lot to say on manhood and what it means to stand up against violence against women.

Crews spoke to The Huffington Post Canada about the three stages to becoming a better man — they're not easy, but they're stages he says he's been through himself. Watch the video above and let us know: Is he on the mark? Have you been through these phases yourself?

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