October 18, 2016
- JDI commends the Legislature and Governor for their bipartisan boldness to take a significant burden off of survivors who are dealing with the aftermath of a sexual violence related trauma by agreeing to preserve evidence for the entire time that that crime may be prosecutable.
October 4, 2016
- In recognition of October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Womanshelter/Compañeras invites all members of local communities to join them on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, to mark the two week-long Western Mass opening of “Displays of Character: Men Reimagining Manhood” at 12:30pm on the first level of Tower Square, 1500 Main Street, Springfield. The event is free and open to the public.
July 30, 2016
- JDI comments on Massachusetts State Senate action to prevent sexual violence on college campuses by passing comprehensive legislation to codify and compliment federal requirements, and to establish new state-level policies for all higher education institutions in the Commonwealth.