JDI Public Calendar

Upcoming events

    • Sunday, June 24, 2018
    • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • The Hawthorne | 500A Commonwealth Avenue| In Kenmore Square, Boston, MA

    The Founder of  Ladies United for the Preservation of Endangered Cocktails (LUPEC), Misty Kalkofen, and Kirsten Amann will launch their Drinking Like Ladies book with a fundraiser to benefit Jane Doe Inc. 

    Drinking Like Ladies is one part history book, one part cocktail book, celebrating 75 unsung women in history with cocktails created in their honor by modern working bartenders. 

    • Tuesday, June 26, 2018
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • https://zoom.us/j/192336237
    Register


    [WEBINAR] Freedom for All Massachusetts: When Gender-Based Violence and Public Accommodations Intersect

    When - June 26, 2018, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

    Wherehttps://zoom.us/j/192336237
    or

    By Phone: +1 669 900 6833  or +1 646 558 8656
    Meeting ID: 192 336 237

    Description -  On Election Day 2018, Massachusetts voters will face the first-ever statewide popular vote on protections for transgender people from discrimination. This webinar that will go into detail about the upcoming vote that may affect trans, nonbinary, and gender-expansive people's access to public accommodations including: restaurants, bathrooms, stores, and public transit. Representatives from Freedom for All Massachusetts will be joining us to answer our questions and touch on the following:

    • the importance of Massachusetts' Transgender Nondiscrimination Law
    • the need for anti-violence organizations to gather behind this legislation and encourage folks to vote YES
    • steps that dual, sexual assault, and domestic violence service organizations can take to ensure the security of this law

    As we have seen through our advocacy days, our coalition has a lot of power when we come together. Please join us to learn more about the importance of our support. 


    • Monday, August 06, 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Family Justice Center, 989 Commonwealth Ave., Boston MA 02215

    Consent: Promoting Healthy Relationships

    With increased public dialogue about #MeToo, discussions of consent abound: What is it? How do you know when you have it? What’s “informed consent”? Join this workshop for a dynamic conversation on consent and how to promote healthy relationships.

    • Develop a fuller understanding of sexual consent within a relationship
    • Learn and discuss factors that might influence someone’s ability to make an informed and healthy decision to engage in sexual activity
    • Explore and discuss a variety of scenarios involving consent
    • Find out how to know that you’re giving and receiving consent

    This event requires an RSVP (scroll to the bottom of the page).



    • Tuesday, August 21, 2018
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • TBD
    Register


    2nd Quarterly #ReimagineManhood Convening

    When: August 21, 2018, 2pm-4pm

    Where: TBD

    A quarterly meeting with anyone who works on #ReimaginingManhood, our convenings are meant to build from everyone's knowledge and experience and increase attendees awareness, capacity, and proficiency in achieving gender equity, racial justice, and healthy masculinities in their local communities.  

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    Requesting Accommodations:  If you are d/Deaf, hard of hearing, or have a disability, and would like to request an accommodation, please contact Ayana Murakami-Freeberg at phone: 617-557-1802, fax: 617-248-0902, email: amurakamifreeberg@janedoe.org  preferably three weeks prior to the event you are attending.  In your message, please provide your contact information and specify what accommodation you are requesting.

    ALL ARE WELCOME!

    This convening has been developed for JDI member programs, DPH funded rape crisis centers, WRD Ambassadors, WRD Affiliates and JDI invited guests. Please note: there is no fee for registration, but pre-registration is required; space is limited. 




    • Monday, October 01, 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Family Justice Center, 989 Commonwealth Ave., Boston MA 02215.

    Tools to Take Action: Bystander Intervention Training

    October 1, 2018, 6:30–8:30 p.m.

    This workshop is open to anyone who wants to learn concrete tools to support survivors. BARCC’s Bystander Intervention training will prepare you to notice when something is not right, assess the situation, and take action to disrupt and prevent violence or harassment in our communities. Creating a safer culture starts with you, and we will help you practice techniques to intervene safely.

    During this bystander training, you will have the opportunity to do the following:

    • Build skills for safely acting to challenge inappropriate sexual and violent behaviors
    • Practice intervening in a variety of scenarios pulled from news of recent events so that you feel prepared for what you may encounter
    • Learn more about BARCC services and ways you can get involved

    This event requires an RSVP (scroll to the bottom of the page)


    • Monday, December 03, 2018
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Family Justice Center, 989 Commonwealth Ave., Boston MA 02215

    Sustaining Yourself through the Holidays: A Self-Care Workshop

    December 3, 2018, 6:30–8:30 p.m.

    The holidays can be a challenging time of year for anyone, and sometimes especially for survivors of sexual violence. Busyness, travel, interrupted routines, being around family (or not), being separated from regular support systems; it can all add up. In the midst of all this, you—survivors, significant others, and advocates—may find it challenging to take care of yourself.

    So let’s take a minute (or a couple hours) to nourish ourselves! This self-care workshop is an opportunity to meet other survivors and community members involved in the movement to end sexual violence and support survivors—while also learning skills to be your best self. A few members of our Survivors Speakers Bureau will join us to share their stories and thoughts about self-care.  We’ll also practice some self-care through a crafting activity!

    This event requires an RSVP  (scroll to the bottom of the page).


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