Home   |   Leave This Site Quickly   |   A A A

Facebook Twitter Facebook - White Ribbon Day

Want to join our advocacy efforts?

The voices of survivors, member programs, and community allies, joining together in one voice, are essential in order to affect social change to end violence and oppression in our society. Every voice is important.

Here are ways you can help:

  • Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Ask your local member program how you can help.
  • Receive JDI’s action alerts and know when to act.
  • Let your elected officials know these issues are important to you. Find contact information at http://www.wheredoivotema.com.

Stay Informed

Sign up here to receive electronic alerts and updates. Subscribe Now!

Read our latest newsletter: February 2017.

Learn More

"Until women can live free of the fear of domestic and sexual violence I will continue to raise my voice and partner with JDI. I want to motivate and inspire others to reimagine manhood so that the next generation of young boys and girls expect relationships to be loving, caring, and respectful and that they learn to cope with disappointment, breakup, and disagreement in civil, respectful, nonviolent ways. " ~ Peter Roby - 2014 White Ribbon Day Campaign Co-Chair

FY2012 Legislative Session Ends

Momentum was building for two of JDI's priorities bills in the final weeks of the Massachusetts Legislature's formal legislative session of 2012.  While neither was passed before July 31st, JDI and our allies have hopes of seeing movement on these two proposals during upcoming informal sessions.

S2402 provides housing protections for victims and survivors.  While the Senate passed the bill and the of House Ways and Means Committee reported it out favorably, the bill did not make it to the floor.  Special thanks to Representative Ellen Story (Amherst) and Representative Kevin Honan (Boston) for all their efforts.

S918 creates an option for employment leave for victims and survivors.  This bill also passed the Senate but did not make its way through the House.

Thanks to all of your advocacy for these bills! Without it we would not have gotten the attention that was needed to get as far as we did and to help us keep the momentum going to get these bills passed in the future.

Home | Find Help | Learn More | How You Can Help | Who We Are
Donate | What's Happening | What We Do | Contact Us

© Copyright 2019 Jane Doe Inc.

Español | Português | 普通话

JDI Law Firm Partner JDI Communications Partner

Mintz Levin Verizon

Our Affiliations

NNEDV NAESV Community Works