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  • Building A Safer World

    Building A Safer World

    JDI and its members aim to support the safety, human rights, and dignity of victims and survivors everywhere. We believe that together we can prevent and end abuse by promoting solutions. Read More

  • Making Change

    Making Change

    JDI and its member programs work together to ensure that policies and practices of our public services and systems, state and federal legislation, and budget priorities reflect the needs and experiences of victims and survivors. Read More

  • Reimagining Roles for Men

    Reimagining Roles for Men

    JDI's Massachusetts White Ribbon Day campaign calls on men and boys to become a part of the solution in ending violence against women by reimagining manhood and masculinities. This annual campaign focuses on mentorship and prevention, fatherhood and the youth voice. Find Out More

Jane Doe Inc. Building Safer Communities

JDI is a coalition of 60 local member programs working together with our allies to find lasting solutions that promote the safety, liberty, and dignity for victims and survivors of sexual and domestic violence. We work for social change to help create a world free of violence and abuse.

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JDI's membership is comprised of sixty community-based sexual and domestic violence organizations in Massachusetts.

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Marching for justice - Will you join us?

In the current landscape, we cannot take anything for granted when it comes to advocating for the rights of all survivors and our efforts to shift the culture that tolerates and reinforces inequities, racism, homophobia, transphobia, ableism, xenophia and other forms of oppression.

It's for these - and so many - reasons that Jane Doe Inc. has endorsed both the Trans and Queer Liberation Rally in Boston on January 14th and the national and Boston-based Women's Marches for America on January 21st. We invite you to join us at these critical gatherings as we show our solidarity with those who have been targeted with hate speech, threats and violent acts and organize to secure the gains we have made and continue to advocate for change that supports healing and justice for survivors and communities.

Saturday, January 14: Trans and Queer Liberation Rally
2-5pm, Massachusetts State House

Saturday, January 21: Boston Women's March for America 
Convenes at 11am
Boston Common, corner of Beacon and Charles Streets

Watch for more details about these and other events. 

In the coming months and years, the need for strong advocacy, effective resistance and creative solutions will be more important than ever.


JDI Advocacy for State Funding Priorities

For the past 18 months, JDI has been actively engaged with our members and other stakeholders to participate in planning for the first procurement of state funding for sexual and domestic violence services in ten years. The procurement process is how the state determines what services it will "procure" through contracts. While not all services are paid for with state funding or federal funding passed through the state, this process has a significant impact on the makeup of services and programs in the Commonwealth.  JDI will continue to work closely with our membership to advocate for the needs of survivors, particularly those from unserved, underserved and inadequately served communities.

JDI has gathered information relevant to this process. 

Thanks to Bob Kraft and the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation, JDI launches new "Initiative for Safety and Justice: Advancing Advocacy, Organizations and Leadership"

The Initiative for Safey and Justice continues to offer engaging and critical gaherings with the leadership and advocates of our member organizations.  JDI recently conducted an online survey to learn from our members about their needs and perspectives about trauma-related issues impacting the current workforce.  Plans are underway to host more ledership summits, advocate gatherings, develop materials and curriculum and more.

JDI Launches 10th Anniversary of WRD Campaign

On Friday morning December 9, 2016 almost 100 people - including Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, WRD Co-Chair and Middlesex Sheriff Peter Koutoujian, representatives from our Lead Sponsor Bank of America, Peter Smith from the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association, advocates teachers, businesses, and others - gathered to help launch the 10th anniversary of Jane Doe Inc.'s White Ribbon Day Campaign. We couldn't be more thrilled by the response and the excitement to help us go both broader and deeper with this year's campaign.

Couldn't join us in person?  Watch the program through Facebook Live!     

Get ready for White Ribbon Day itself on Wednesday, March 1 at 1pm at Faneuil Hall.

New Feature: White Ribbon Day Affiliate Profiles

Every month we plan to introduce you to one of the amazing White Ribbon Day Affiliates. These organizations, companies, schools, faith institutions and government entities, have pledged to promote the values of the White Ribbon Day (WRD) Campaign.

This month we are featuring The Center for Hope and Healing in Lowell, MA.  One of the earliest Affiliates to sign on, CHH has taken the conversation to the barber shop and commnity gatherings, engaging men and boys in deep, powerful and transformative work.

Read the full profile here

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