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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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  • 2016 Press Releases and Media Coverage

  • 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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  • 2015 Press Releases and Media Coverage

  • 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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    List of Media, Campaign Year 2011

    PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS AND OUR APPEAL TO JOIN

    30 second PSA

    Appeal from Michael Weekes to Organizations to join as Affiliates

    Appeal from Paulo Pinto for Men to join as Ambassadors

    Appeal from Congressman Bill Delahunt for Men to join as Ambassadors

    VIDEO FROM STATE HOUSE RALLY, MARCH 3:

    Governor Deval Patrick and Lt. Gov. Tim Murray

    Michael Weekes, CEO, MA Providers Council

    John Auerbach, Commissioner, MA Department of Public Health

    Paulo Pinto - MA Alliance of Portuguese Speakers

    Congressman Bill Delahunt

    Dr. Phil Welcomes Massachusetts White Ribbon Day

    Craig Norberg-Bohm - Shout out to Groups Attending Today

    Andy Polanco - Haverhill Public Schools

    Anderson Teneus - StartStrong Initiative - Boston Public Health Commission

    Men Take the Pledge

    Governor Leads Unfurling of the WRD Banner on the MA State House

    White Ribbon Promotion at Northeastern vs. Delaware Basketball Game, February 15, 2011

    PHOTO ALBUMS:

    Ilene Perlman Photography: State House event

    Marc Beaulieu Photography State House event

    Marilyn Humphries Photography: State House event

    Kield Mahoney Photography: Celtics Basketball Event, March 2

    PRESS RELEASES

    Human Rights Day: A Call to Action to End Domestic Violence Homicides and All Forms of Sexual and Domestic Violence
    December 9, 2010

    Coalition Calls Men to Action in Wake of Increased Violence Against Women
    Jane Doe Inc. and Community partners Launch 2011 White Ribbon Day Campaign
    December 10, 2010

    GAME ON: Celtics Fans Asked to Take the White Ribbon Day Pledge and Help End Sexual and Domestic Violence
    February 23, 2011

    Governor Deval Patrick, Lt. Governor Murray to Join Hundreds of Men and Boys for Jane Inc. Ceremony Proclaiming March 3rd White Ribbon Day in Massachusetts
    First State House in the country to fly banner urging men to be part of solution in ending violence against women
    March 3, 2011

    MEDIA COVERAGE

    MAPS e Jane Doe lancam camphana contra violencia domestica en MA
    Brazilian Times
    December 13, 2013

    White Ribbon Day 2011 - MenSpeakUp
    February 10, 2011

    Northeastern University, Jane Doe Inc. Team to Stop Violence Against Women
    February 14, 2011

    UMass Students Take Domestic Violence Pledge
    By Mathew Campbell
    CBS 3 Springfield
    February 23, 2011

    Taking the Pledge Against Violence
    By Barry Kriger
    WWLP TV
    February 23, 2011

    White Ribbon Day - Are You Making the Pledge
    WBZ's Yadires Nova-Salcedo talks with Mrs. Ethnic World International 2011 and White Ribbon Day Ambassador Lovern Augustine
    February 26, 2011

    Westford Main Street: Interview with Detective Matt Furlong and Town Engineer Paul Starrat
    Westford Cable Access Television
    March 2, 2011

    Violence Against Women Prevention Rally: Lawmakers Support White Ribbon Campaign
    By Christine Lee
    22NewsWWLP.com
    March 3, 2011

    Domestic Violence Awareness Rises at State House
    Banner pushes a pledge not to tolerate abuse
    By Matt Murphy
    Boston Globe
    March 4, 2011

    Campaign Enlists Men to Stop Domestic Violence
    By Jaclyn Reissy
    MetroWest Daily News
    March 4, 2011

    Organization Raises Awareness on Domestic Violence
    By Emanuelle Honnorat
    BU Daily Free Press
    March 4, 2011

    Men Against Domestic Violence: Signers of Pledge Vow Never to Assault a Woman
    By Amy Littlefield
    Patriot Ledger
    March 4, 2011

    Boston Color TV with Lovern Augustine

    Stories also ran on: WBUR, WBZ, and WGBH radio and in the Boston Herald