2009 White Ribbon Day Event a Huge Success

On Thursday, February 12, 2009, Governor Deval Patrick joined Jane Doe Inc. to declare the 2nd Annual White Ribbon Day Massachusetts, encouraging men throughout the Commonwealth to join him as a White Ribbon Ambassador. Also speaking were Representative Peter Koutoujian, Family Violence Prevention Fund Sr. Program Director Juan Carlos Arean, and President of Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA Foundation The Honorable Jarrett Barrios.

> View pictures from the press conference

> Read remarks from JDI’s Executive Director

> Read remarks from JDI’s Men's Initiative Coordinator

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Ambassadors agree to wear the ribbon on White Ribbon Day and recruit 5 to 10 male friends and colleagues to join them in taking the WRD pledge.

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SIGN THE WHITE RIBBON PLEDGE

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List of Affiliates, Current Year

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JDI MEMBER WHITE RIBBON DAY AFFILIATES
 
Location
Organizations
AmherstCenter for Women and Community
AttleboroNew Hope Inc.
BostonAsian Task Force Against DV
BostonAWAKE
BostonCasa Myrna Vazquez (Men's Iinitiative)
BostonCommunity Advocacy Program, CCHERS Inc.
BostonHAVEN @ MA General Hospital (MGH Men Against Abuse)
BostonPassageway, Brigham and Women's
BostonRenewal House
BostonSport in Society: A NU Center (Mentors in Violence Prevention)
BostonThe Elizabeth Stone House
BrocktonA New Day, a program of Health Imperatives, Inc.
BrocktonFamily & Community Resources (The Fatherhood Initiative)
BurlingtonSaheli
CambridgeMAPS - MA Alliance of Portuguese Spkrs
CambridgeTransition House (Dating Violence Intervention Project)
ChelseaHarborCOV
ConcordDV Services Network
Fall RiverSSTAR Women's Center
FraminghamVoices Against Violence
GreenfieldNELCWIT
HolyokeWomanshelter/Companeras
HyannisIndependence House Inc.
LawrenceYWCA of Greater Lawrence
LeominsterSpanish American Center
LowellAlternative House
LowellCenter for Hope and Healing
MaldenIMPACT (IMPACT men and boys classes)
MilfordWayside Trauma Intervention Services
NantucketA Safe Place
New BedfordThe Women's Center
NewburyportJeanne Geiger Crisis Center
NewtonThe Second Step (Being a Bystander: Engaging Men in the Fight Against Street Harassment)
NorthamptonSafe Passage
PittsfieldElizabeth Freeman Center
PlymouthSouth Shore Women's Resource Center
QuincyDOVE Inc.
SalemHAWC - Healing Abuse Working for Change
SomervilleRESPOND Inc.
Vineyard HavenCONNECT to end violence
WalthamJewish Family & Children's Service
WalthamREACH Beyond Domestic Violence
WorcesterDaybreak Resources of the YWCA of Central MA
 
COMMUNITY WHITE RIBBON DAY AFFILIATES
 
Location
Organizations
StatewideMA Department of Children and Families
StatewideMA Department of Public Health
AmherstPhallacies
AmherstVoice Male Magazine
Arlington Leadership Enrichment Adventure Project (LEAP)
BedfordTown of Bedford Police Department (White Ribbon Campaign)
BostonBoston University SARP
BostonEmployers Against Domestic Violence
BostonHollaback! Boston
BostonHuman Rights City Boston & Beyond
BrocktonLove Life Now Foundation (White Ribbon Day Gala)
BostonNeighborhood Health Plan, Inc.
Boston The Safer Program, Veteran's Administration
BostonUnited Nations Association of Greater Boston
Boston US Coast Guard
Boston Verizon Pioneers, IBEW Local 2222, CWA, Domestic Violence Awareness Committee
Boston VIBE community Unity Radio
CambridgeEmerge
CambridgeHarvard Men Against Rape
CambridgeMIT SAAV (Students Advocating Against Violence)
ConcordHanscom Air Force Base Family Advocacy Program
DanversNorth Shore Community College (R.A.V (Resources Against Violence at NSCC))
FraminghamFramingham State Wellness Education
GreenfieldNorthwestern District Attorney's Office (White Ribbon Campaign)
HaverhillHaverhill Community Violence Coalition
Jamaica PlainSomali Development Center (SDC), Inc.
Middlesex CountyMiddlesex County District Attorney's Office (White Ribbon Campaign)
NorthamptonMassachusetts Rural Domestic and Sexual Violence Project, MDPH
PalmerPalmer Domestic Violence Task Force
Plymouth CountyPlymouth County District Attorney's Office (Plymouth County White Ribbon Campaign)
QuincyCongressman Bill Keating
SalemSalem No Place for Hate Committee
SomervilleBoys and Girls Clubs of Middlesex County
SomervilleLincoln Technical Institute
SpringfieldMen's Resources International
SpringfieldYMCA of Greater Springfield (Men of Color Health Awareness)
WellfleetOuter Cape Committee Against Domestic Abuse
WestfieldWestfield Police Department
WestfordTown of Westford
WorcesterClark University - TOPICS
WorcesterMales Advocating Change
WorcesterPathways for Change, Inc.
WorcesterWorcester County Fathers and Family Network