JDI Public Calendar

Upcoming events

    • Friday, February 22, 2019
    • 7:30 PM - 11:59 PM
    • Granite Links Golf Club

    7th Annual White Ribbon Night Gala

    Hosted by: Love Life Now Foundation, Inc.

    Where: Granite Links Golf Club, 100 Quarry Hills Dr., MA 02169

    When: Friday, February 22, 2019, 7:30 - Midnight

    Tickets here: lovelifenow.org

    Early bird tickets on sale now through 1.15.19 for our annual formal event with dinner, dancing where women in attendance hear the men in the room take the nationwide White Ribbon Day Pledge, which asks more men to speak out against domestic violence.

    See photos from the 2018 event that WAS SOLD OUT by clicking this link:

    • Wednesday, February 27, 2019
    • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    Courageous Community Conversations:

    A Discussion about Domestic and Sexual Abuse

    When: Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 7:30-8:30

    Where: NWH in the Shipley Auditorium.  

    This important event will feature a panel of advocates, legal experts and survivors, and is free and open to the public. There will also be an open Q&A session and mental health clinicians on hand should anyone wish to speak privately. As this topic spans all demographics, we ask that you please share this flyer and support your fellow NWH Council Members in our efforts to promote safety and wellness in our community. No RSVP needed.

    Please note: there will be 2 Spanish translators present at the event.

    • Thursday, March 07, 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • Aldermanic Chambers, Melrose

    Melrose White Ribbon Day

    When: Thursday, March 7 at 8:00 am

    Where: Aldermanic Chambers at City Hall, 562 Main Street, Melrose

    Stand up. Speak out. Act to prevent violence against women.

    The 30-minute ceremony will include a Proclamation of White Ribbon Day in Melrose, remarks by city community leaders ,a pledge of non-violence, and raising the White Ribbon Day flag in front of City Hall.

    For more information, visit www.maav.org or call (781) 662-2010

    • Thursday, March 14, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Newton City Hall

    View the flyer here: White_Ribbon_Day_Flyer.pdf


    White Ribbon Day is an international campaign that started in the 90’s to invite men and boys to speak out against gender-based violence and be a part of the solution.

    Come listen to survivors and other community members share their stories and take the pledge to end gender based violence!

    White Ribbon Day | Thursday, March 14th 6-7pm

    Newton City Hall 1000 Commonwealth Avenue Newton Centre, MA

    This event is open to the community. Please contact Nicole with any questions at nnelson@thesecondstep.org or 978-930-3387
    • Monday, April 08, 2019
    • Thursday, April 11, 2019
    • Sheraton Hotel, Dallas, Texas

    The goal of the Conference on Crimes Against Women is to provide practical instruction, using current information, the newest ideas and most successful intervention strategies, to those professionals responsible for combating the many and varied forms of crimes against women.

    The conference will host numerous trainings regarding domestic violence, human trafficking, tribal crimes, etc., all from the perspectives of law enforcement, prosecutors, advocates, and survivors. 

    For more information about the conference, please visit www.conferencecaw.org

    Additionally, scholarships are available to attend -- apply here.

    • Saturday, April 27, 2019
    • 5:00 PM - 11:55 PM
    • Royal Sonesta Hotel, 02142

    MAPS 2019 Award Gala

    The Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS) will honor Framingham City Councillor Margareth Shepard with the MAPS 2019 Person of the Year Award at the organization’s 2019 fundraising gala. The announcement was made at the MAPS Annual Meeting, held on October 30 at the MAPS Cambridge office.

    MAPS will also be honoring several other outstanding individuals for their great contributions to the Portuguese-speaking communities of Massachusetts at the 2019 Gala. To learn more about the awardees, click HERE


    Royal Sonesta Boston

    40 Edwin H Land Blvd

    Cambridge, MA 02142


    5:00PM; April 27, 2019

    Click HERE for more information and to reserve your seat.

    Call (617) 864-7600 with any questions about the event.

    • Sunday, April 28, 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
    • DCR's Constitution Beach, East Boston

    Boston Area Rape Crisis Center's Walk for Change

    When: Sunday, April 28, 2019; 8:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

    Where: DCR's Constitution Beach, East Boston—new location!


    Adult: $20 each—early bird special! Use promo code EARLYBIRD19.

    Ends January 31 at 11:30 p.m.

    Youth (under 12): $10 each 

    Dogs (on a leash, please): free

    For more information visit barccwalk.org!

    • Sunday, April 28, 2019
    • 12:00 PM

    Mark your calendars for April 28, 2019 as the 27th Annual Walk for HAWC. Join us for this treasured community event,

     where we come together to raise critical funds for HAWC and survivors of domestic violence. 

    Sunday, April 28, 2019
    Registration: 10:30

    Walk kicks off at noon! 

    Complimentary lunch donated by 


    More information to follow soon!

    • Thursday, May 02, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • China Pearl Restaurant - Boston

    SAVE THE DATE: Paint The Town La Red comes back in 2019 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Network/La Red and we're having a big celebration. More details soon!

    GUARDE LA FECHA: Pinta la Ciudad de Rojo regresa este 2019 para celebrar el aniversario 30 de The Network/La Red y vamos a celebrarlo a lo grande. ¡Mas detalles pronto!

    event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/224248405140260/

    • Friday, May 03, 2019
    • 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM

    • Saturday, May 11, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Nelson Memorial Park 235 Water Street Plymouth, MA 02360

    Suzanne's Sea Glass Sprint has partnered with the South Shore Resource and Advocacy Center for a 5k run/walk to end domestic violence. 

    For more information on how to register or donate please visit: http://seaglasssprint.com/event-info/

    • Tuesday, May 21, 2019
    • 7:45 AM - 9:15 AM
    • Boston College Club, 100 Federal Street, Boston

    It's time for the 3rd Annual Breakfast 

    to benefit JDI

    Join hundreds of business and civic leaders committed to gender equity, racial justice and safety for all.  

    Presenting the 2019 Justice in Action Awards to:

    Callie Crossley, Under the Radar
    Whether on the air, in the classroom, or behind the camera, Callie Crossley generates critical community conversations around communities of color and current issues with an eye toward the intersections of race, gender and media.  Learn more about Callie here. (PDF) (Word).

    “I have always taken seriously my responsibility – as a journalist, a woman of color, and a public voice – to shed light on issues of sexual and domestic violence, which impact so many people in our communities, When we are intentional about discussing these issues frankly and openly, we can begin the process of understanding them and working towards solutions. I am so honored to receive this award from Jane Doe, an organization doing tremendous work across the state to increase understanding of sexual and domestic violence.” ~ Callie Crossley

    Bob Rivers, Chair & CEO of Eastern Bank
    Eastern Bank, America's oldest and largest mutual bank, has a legacy of championing the spirit of social and economic justice and the pursuit of opportunity for all, so it's no wonder that its Chair and CEO, Bob Rivers, has been described as "an advocate for a more-inclusive local business community" and "a diversity game-changer." Learn more about Bob here.

    "I am humbled to receive this recognition from Jane Doe. The business community has a critically important role to play in advancing social justice, in particular addressing issues of sexual violence and harassment in the workplace, and I am proud of the work that Eastern Bank has done, in partnership with Jane Doe and others, to help make our community a safer and more accepting place for everyone.” ~ Bob Rivers

    Are you ready to Spring into Action?

    Sponsorships start at $2500.
    Individual tickets $250, $500 and $1000.

    • Sponsorship Opportunities (PDF) (Word
    • Sponsorship Response Form (PDF) (Word)

    For more information on how you can be part of the action, contact JDI's Director of Communication and Development Toni Troop at ttroop@janedoe.org or 617-557-1807.

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for staff at JDI and JDI member programs as well as the JDI Board of Directors and
White Ribbon Day  Affiliates and Ambassadors. 

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