SAAM 2021 Message

Remarks by Debra J. Robbin, JDI’s Executive DirectorApril 21, 2021 at a SAAM Event hosted by Lt. Governor Karyn Polito I am honored to be here today as the Executive Director of Jane Doe Inc (JDI), as an Advocate and as a survivor of sexual assault. I want to...

Employment Protections for Survivors

When survivors are unable to access or maintain stable employment, their safety is compromised. Survivors shouldn’t have to choose between accessing the services and healing they want and keeping their jobs. This is why we are highlighting these two pieces of...

Stop Anti-Asian Hate by Ending White Supremacy Culture

A Statement From JDI On March 16, 2021, a white gunman in Atlanta Georgia went on a killing spree targeting members of the Asian community, killing six women and two men, and placing the blame on the victims themselves. Meanwhile too many are attempting to divorce...

2021 White Ribbon Day Underway

When JDI hosted the first statewide Massachusetts White Ribbon Day Campaign in 2007, we didn’t know what to expect. Today, we know that YOU and thousands more across the Commonwealth have embraced the values of this campaign and your actions to help end...

JDI Economic Empowerment Program featured

New Massachusetts program trains domestic violence victims, advocates in financial literacyBy Marie Szaniszlo, Boston Herald, February 24, 2021 When people think of domestic violence, they typically don’t think of financial abuse. But a new program has trained...

Meet JDI’s Fabulous New Board Members

January 28, 2021 Jane Doe Inc. (JDI), the Massachusetts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence, is pleased to announce the following three appointments to its Board of Directors: Ricardhy Grandoit with Major League Baseball, Celia Richa with Greater...

2020 Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Safety, Healing, and Justice for survivors is on the ballot. Vote, November 3, 2020. Every October, JDI joins with advocates and survivors around the world to recognize Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). It will...

Ballot Question 1: Right to Repair

Question 1 on the Massachusetts ballot this year concerns access to mechanical data in a vehicle’s on-board diagnostics or telematics system’, and is commonly known as the “Right to Repair Law’. We’d like to share with you our thoughts and analysis on this...