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Spring Into Action!: June 14th 2022

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Transforming the Culture of Power Through Love and Compassion


Register Now! This Summit is for all races and cultures to explore the creation of a world where racial, economic, political, and cultural equity for all beings, including Mother Earth, is a way of life. This is a time of great awakening and truth telling for the liberation of all in active decision making and […]

The Second Step – 30th Anniversary Celebrating Success

Brae Burn Country Club

On Thursday, May 12, join more than 200 of our closest supporters to honor The Second Step's 30th anniversary and to celebrate the successes of so many resilient survivors in our community. There's no time like the present to get your tickets and check out our 3 amazing Benefit Drawing Packages. We can't wait to see […]

Conference of Boston Teaching Hospitals Domestic Violence Council Virtual Symposium


Strengthening Healthcare Collaborations: Considerations, Tools and Strategies for Community- and Hospital-based Providers When Use of Violence in Relationships is Identified Symposium Registration Please register below for the symposium, which will take place on Thursday, May 19 from 10am-1pm via Zoom. Login information will be shared separately in advance of the event.

Survivors’ Expressive Arts Journey | DVSN Speaker Series

Survivors of domestic abuse will share artistic and creative works in response to their experiences. The expressive arts are a profound, therapeutic outlet for those of us who are processing overwhelming experiences of trauma and abuse.  The arts also provide a deeper, more powerful experience for all of us who are working to better understand the complexities […]

Campus Sexual Misconduct: Preventing and Responding to Perpetration

Program Overview: This one-day event brings together nationally recognized speakers focusing on preventing first time perpetration of sexual misconduct as well as the variety of responses to a report of sexual misconduct. Over the course of the day, we will provide an overview of what is known and not known about the students who engage […]

Turn on the Light Gala

JFK Presidential Library and Museum

We look forward to you joining us on June 2, 2022 at 6:30pm at the JFK Presidential Library and Museum! Dress is cocktail attire. Please consider using the link below to register as an illuminator and donate ahead of time. Thank you for your ongoing support.

Heel-A-Thon for Domestic Violence Awareness

D.W. Field Park

Join us on June 4th at 9a.m. at D.W. Field Park in Brockton to raise awareness around domestic violence, support D.V. programs at the Association of Haitian Women (AFAB) DV programs and Love Life Now’s year-round DV awareness efforts.

One World Concert

Rose Footprint Theatre tent* | Shakespeare & Company, Lenox, MA

Sunday, June 12th | 5PM Rose Footprint Theatre tent* | Shakespeare & Company, Lenox, MA Hosted by Berkshire Immigrant Center A live benefit performance honoring cultural diversity and supporting Berkshire Immigrant Center's crucial work serving local immigrants. Featuring performances by Jorge Ávila, violin & Oren Fader, guitar Alex Torres & His Latin Orchestra James Warwick, Master of Ceremonies

12th Annual Professionals for Trans Rights

Dorchester Brewing Company

Join us on Tuesday, June 14 from 6-9pm to celebrate MTPC’s 21st birthday! There will be food, raffle prizes, performances, and we’ll recognize this year’s PTR Award honorees! You’ll hear from MTPC and our partners about the exciting work we’re doing to build trans power and work toward lived equity for our community. If you […]

Juneteenth Celebration/Gather-In Festival

30 John St, Pittsfield MA

Sunday, June 19th | 12PM - 7PM Durant Park | 30 John St, Pittsfield Hosted by NAACP - Berkshire County Branch, Westside Legends, Multicultural Bridge, Berkshire Black Economic Council, Saint John’s Lodge #10, Clinton Church Restoration, and Lift Every Voice! Originating in Galveston, Texas, Juneteenth - also known as Black Independence Day - commemorates the emancipation […]

Uplifting the Indigenous LGBTQ2S+ Community through Indigenous Empowerment and Intimate Partner Violence Prevention


This presentation from the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center is an introductory webinar on how the cisgender and heterosexual community can be more supportive of the LGBTQ2S+ community and proactive in IPV prevention. This presentation will also highlight how IPV is intimately and intricately connected to colonial violence against Indigenous Peoples. Charlie Amaya Scott will […]