Local Domestic Violence Service Providers Reach Out to Community in Peabody as They Mourn the Death of Elisete Benevides
January 29, 2016
- Area organizations that provide advocacy and services addressing domestic violence expressed great sadness this week following the violent death of Elisete Benevides, a 51-year-old Brazilian woman who lived in Peabody.
January 21, 2016
- JDI released this statement in solidarity with sexual assault and rape survivors everywhere, JDI has endorsed the National Ride for Justice in Oklahoma City, organized by the Black Women’s Blueprint to coincide with the sentencing of Daniel Holtzclaw on Thursday, January 21, 2016.
December 6, 2015
- Lt. Governor Karyn Polito will join JDI and the 2016 WRD Campaign co-chairs Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian and Founder of HoodFit and MassHousing Director of Public Safety Thaddeus Miles to launch the 2016 WRD Campaign at a press conference on December 8, 2015 at the State House..
December 1, 2015
- On December 8, 2015, JDI will launch its 8th Annual Massachusetts White Ribbon Day Campaign and unveil its new traveling exhibit entitled “Displays in Character: Men Reimagining Manhood”
November 30, 2015
- The homicide of Jennifer Best in West Springfield, Massachusetts on Saturday, November 28, 2015, allegedly by Christen Longley has gotten the attention of domestic violence advocates across Massachusetts. While details are still vague about the motive, the news that Longley had dated Best’s current boyfriend potentially places this murder along the spectrum of domestic violence homicides.