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2016 WHITE RIBBON DAY EVENT

Governor Charlie Baker

On Thursday, March 3, 2016, Governor Charlie Baker declared the 9th Annual White Ribbon Day Massachusetts,

to encourage men throughout the Commonwealth to be part of the solution and to reimagine manhood.

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  • 2015 WHITE RIBBON DAY EVENT

    Secretary Daniel Bennett

    On Thursday, March 5, 2015, EOPS Secretary Daniel Bennett presented the Governor's Proclamation

    declaring the 8th Annual White Ribbon Day Massachusetts, to encourage men throughout the Commonwealth to take this critically important pledge. Also joining him on the program were representatives from the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah).

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  • 2014 WHITE RIBBON DAY EVENT

    Secretary John Polanowicz

    On Thursday, March 6, 2014, EOHHS Secretray John Polanowicz presented the Governor's Proclamation to Debra Robbin of Jane Doe Inc.

    to declare the 7th Annual White Ribbon Day Massachusetts, encouraging men throughout the Commonwealth to take this critically important pledge for themselves, their sisters, their daughters and sons.

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  • 2014 Press Releases and Media Coverage
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    Thank you for a great Massachusetts White Ribbon Day!
    We held our annual Governor's Proclamation Event at the State House on March 6, 2014. It was a proud day for Massachusetts as we stood together to pledge our commitment in helping to end violence against women. More than 450 people attened, one our largest audiences! JDI is so appreciative for the Governor's support, all the speakers, and our WRD Affiliates and Ambassadors for making the event such a huge success. Read more... Many communities have joined us with operating city and town proclamation events, information tables, and educational events. Learn more by visiting our calendar of events.  

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    Press Releases and Media Coverage
    A Video Message from Governor Deval Patrick, Chairperson for the 2014 White Ribbon Day Campaign: Help us spread the word! If you’d like to help us air the PSA on your local cable station or other venue, please contact us for details.
    JDI Announces Governor Deval Patrick to Chair 2014 White Ribbon Day Campaign Press Release
    JDI is Proud to Announce the 2014 White Ribbon Day Campaign Honorary Committee. List of Members
    Resources Checkout our new resource for school, work and community bulletin boards. Bulletin Board Display Kits Review our goals and campaign background Goals and Talking Points WRD Campaign Fact Sheet Submit your local community events for our calendar
    You too can become involved. We’re taking our cue from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights that speaks to how violence against women is a human rights violation and how these abuses around the world are obstacles to efforts for peace and gender equality in all societies. In addition, we link importantly with The United Nations Secretary General’s new campaign UNited to End Violence Against Women, which is celebrated on International Women's Day, March 8th. JDI invites you to sign on as a White Ribbon Day Ambassador and participate in local activities across Massachusetts. You can show your support by encouraging others in your organizations, families, and workplaces to wear a white ribbon, place a poster up at their workplaces, spread the word about the campaign and its aims, organize local events to speak out against violence towards women, and challenge attitudes and behaviors which condone or tolerate violence. On this website, you can find out about the history of the White Ribbon Campaign, what this pledge means around the world and how you can get involved, including tool kits for planning local events. We also urge you to learn more about sexual assault and domestic violence. You can find information, facts and more on the Jane Doe Inc. website.