WRD Community Calendar

This calendar is a listing of direct and related White Ribbon Day Campaign activities. Community Events are the heart and soul of Massachusetts White Ribbon Day and we invite organizations to participate. 

We invite any organization, group, town/city/county government, corporation or other entity (including but not exclusive to Jane Doe Inc. members) in Massachusetts to become affiliated with the Massachusetts White Ribbon Day Campaign. 

Please submit your event information:  You may complete this form.
You may also submit your information to: mensinitiative@janedoe.org

Select here to visit the White Ribbon Day website;

Upcoming events

    • Thursday, November 06, 2014
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Multicultural Arts Center, 41 Second Street, Cambridge, MA

    A night of inspiration, conversation & community
    to support Jane Doe Inc. with special guest

    Eve Ensler

    Tony Award winning playwright, performer and activist, author of The Vagina Monologues, and creator of
    One Billion Rising and V-Day (www.eveensler.org)

    Thursday, November 6, 2014

    5:30 PM Reception with Eve Ensler (VIP Ticketholders and Sponsors)

    6:30 PM Program and Dessert Bar

    JDI is honored to welcome Eve Ensler to our 1st Annual "Know More. Do More." event.  Eve will share her insights and lessons from listening to and working with survivors of all forms of violence in their struggle to be free, safe and whole.

    Please become a sponsor and help JDI continue its leadership on policy, advocacy and movement building.

    Purchase your VIP and General Admission Tickets by clicking on the registration button to the left.

    Directions:  Click here.   In addition to on street parking meters, a municipal parking lot is around the corner at Spring and Second Street.

    THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS

    The TJX Companies, Inc.
    Emerson College 

    THANKS TO OUR HOST COMMITTEE

    Rebecca Cazabon
    Stephanie Lee
    Amy MacDonald and Fran Rivkin
    Beth Powers
    Sunny Stitch
    Naomi Sweitzer and Andrew Shalit
    Darnell Williams




    • Saturday, November 08, 2014
    • 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Jane Doe Inc.

    You are invited to attend!

    Who?

    Please join us whether you are a current or new WRD Ambassador. If you have not yet joined as a WRD Ambassador, please do so prior to or during this orientation. We are happy to have you on board.

    What?

    Have you ever asked the question, what more can I do to be an active ambassador for the WRD campaign and its message of healthy masculinity?  In this three hour orientation you will get the opportunity to meet other ambassadors, learn about the pertinent issues, get more information about local programs providing services, practice talking about what it means to be a WRD ambassador, learn more about the campaign, and learn about how you can actively be a part of the solution to the problem of men’s violence. In sum, this orientation will help you grow as a WRD ambassador and all around advocate for healthy masculinity.

    Some agenda topic items include:

    • Discuss the Problem of Men’s violence against women
    • Orientation to the work and needs of JDI member programs
    • Discuss Solutions, The concept of primary prevention
    • Practice elevator speech, "Why I am a WRD ambassador"
    • Discuss responding to disclosures of victimization or perpetration
    • Discuss personal goals for the coming year on this issue

      

     When and Where?

    Two sessions are being offered:

    1: Saturday Nov 8th in Boston, offices of Jane Doe Inc. (9:30a – 12:30p)

    2: Saturday Nov 15th in Holyoke, Holyoke Public Library; 250 Chestnut St; Holyoke, MA (9:30a – 12:00n)

    REGISTRATION LINK:

    https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/amborientation


    • Saturday, November 15, 2014
    • 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Holyoke Public Library, Holyoke, MA

    You are invited to attend!

    Who?

    Please join us whether you are a current or new WRD Ambassador. If you have not yet joined as a WRD Ambassador, please do so prior to or during this orientation. We are happy to have you on board.

    What?

    Have you ever asked the question, what more can I do to be an active ambassador for the WRD campaign and its message of healthy masculinity?  In this three hour orientation you will get the opportunity to meet other ambassadors, learn about the pertinent issues, get more information about local programs providing services, practice talking about what it means to be a WRD ambassador, learn more about the campaign, and learn about how you can actively be a part of the solution to the problem of men’s violence. In sum, this orientation will help you grow as a WRD ambassador and all around advocate for healthy masculinity.

    Some agenda topic items include:

    • Discuss the Problem of Men’s violence against women
    • Orientation to the work and needs of JDI member programs
    • Discuss Solutions, The concept of primary prevention
    • Practice elevator speech, "Why I am a WRD ambassador"
    • Discuss responding to disclosures of victimization or perpetration
    • Discuss personal goals for the coming year on this issue

      

     When and Where?

    Two sessions are being offered:

    1: Saturday Nov 8th in Boston, offices of Jane Doe Inc. (9:30a – 12:30p)

    2: Saturday Nov 15th in Holyoke, Holyoke Public Library; 250 Chestnut St; Holyoke, MA (9:30a – 12:00n)

    REGISTRATION LINK:

    https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/amborientation


    • Thursday, March 05, 2015
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • State House
    Please Join us for the 8th Annual Massachusetts White Ribbon Day Proclamation State House Event. Massachusetts State House, Gardner Auditorium. 

    Please plan to arrive early, between 12:30 and 1pm, to allow for pre-event activities and moving through security.

    (This event is held annually on the first Thursday in March.)


     

Past events

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 #I Want A World...Massachusetts" Launch Party
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 Israel social justice learning exchange
Thursday, May 08, 2014 The Kelly Timilty It's Your Business Breakfast to benefit JDI
Sunday, May 04, 2014 Walk/Run for HAWC
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 UMass Phallacies Spring Show
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Central Massachusetts White Ribbon Day Event
Monday, April 14, 2014 Massasoit Community College Sexual Assault Awareness Day
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 Boston City Council City Proclamation Event
Saturday, March 22, 2014 VIBE 105.3 FM Community Unity Radio White Ribbon Day Gathering
Friday, March 21, 2014 Family and Community Resource, Inc. & Health Imperatives Co-Hosts Breakfast at Shaws Center
Thursday, March 20, 2014 JDI's Annual Legislative Advocacy Day
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 White Ribbon Day Info at Celtic's Game
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 Jeanne Geiger Crisis Center - White Ribbon Campaign Breakfast
Friday, March 07, 2014 "Knock Out Sexual Violence" Harvard Events
Friday, March 07, 2014 Mending the Sacred Hoop Prevention and Response Training Institute
Thursday, March 06, 2014 Massachusetts White Ribbon Day Statewide Event
Thursday, March 06, 2014 White Ribbon Day Proclamation Event - City of Lowell
Thursday, March 06, 2014 White Ribbon Day Event - Yarmouth
Thursday, March 06, 2014 City of Salem Issues WRD Proclamation and Sends Delegation to the State House
Thursday, March 06, 2014 Haverhill YWCA White Ribbon Day Event
Wednesday, March 05, 2014 Oliver Ames High School White Ribbon Day Event
Wednesday, March 05, 2014 CONNECT Collects Signatures and Spreads Awareness
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 Boston University White Ribbon Week
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 Annual Bedford Day Ceremony - September
Monday, March 03, 2014 Brockton Men Take White Ribbon Day Pledge
Monday, March 03, 2014 Mentors from MOCHA Springfield Give Out Ribbons
Monday, March 03, 2014 Verizon Pioneers Information Tables
Monday, March 03, 2014 Haverhill High School
Friday, February 28, 2014 Love Life Now Foundation's Annual White Ribbon Night Gala
Friday, February 28, 2014 White Ribbon Day Pledge - Dorchester Event
Thursday, February 27, 2014 VOICE MALE Book Signing with Rob Okun
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Ted Bunch - A Call To Men - Umass Amherst
Thursday, February 13, 2014 Men's Initiative Roundtable Lunch
Saturday, February 01, 2014 India Republic Day - Men's Initiative outreach
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 Institute for Gender Violence Prevention and Education
Thursday, December 12, 2013 Men's Initiative Roundtable Lunch
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 White Ribbon Day Affiliate Conference Call
Friday, December 06, 2013 Massachusetts White Ribbon Day Launch Event
Thursday, November 21, 2013 Delahunt Award Reception November 2013
Thursday, October 17, 2013 WRD Ambassadors Meeting and Speakers Bureau Orientation
Friday, September 20, 2013 Advancing the Economic Security of Survivors of Domestic and Sexual Violence
Thursday, July 25, 2013 White Ribbon Day Campaign Affiliate Summer Meeting
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 Institute for Gender Violence Prevention and Education
Saturday, June 08, 2013 DCF Father’s Family Fun Day
Thursday, May 16, 2013 The Kelly Timilty It's Your Business Breakfast to benefit JDI
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Visionary Voice Award - Becky Lockwood
Thursday, April 04, 2013 JDI's Annual Legislative Advocacy Day
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 Central Massachusetts White Ribbon Day Event
Thursday, March 07, 2013 Massachusetts White Ribbon Day Statewide Event
Friday, February 15, 2013 SAVE THE DATE : Love Life Now Foundation's Annual White Ribbon Night Gala
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 Delahunt Award Reception 2013
Thursday, October 25, 2012 JDI Board of Directors Annual Meeting Program
Thursday, August 16, 2012 White Ribbon Day Affiliate Summer Meeting Thursday
Wednesday, June 06, 2012 Brown Bag Lunch Gathering Men's Initiative for Jane Doe Inc.
Thursday, May 24, 2012 The Kelly Timilty It's Your Business Breakfast to benefit JDI
Thursday, May 03, 2012 Why Bother? Engaging Men in a Violent Society
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 Boys and Men Healing film screening at Harvard University
Friday, April 20, 2012 Fathers and Family Network Presentation
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 JDI's Annual Advocacy Day
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 Cental MA White Ribbon Day Proclamation Event
Thursday, March 08, 2012 Portuguese White Ribbon Day Proclamation Event
Thursday, March 08, 2012 Lowell White Ribbon Day Proclamation Event
Wednesday, March 07, 2012 Boston City Council City Proclamation Event
Wednesday, March 07, 2012 White Ribbon Campaign 2012 Call For Student Videos
Monday, March 05, 2012 Salem State Men's Athletic Team Sign WRD Pledge
Saturday, March 03, 2012 First Fridays Open Mic *THIS FRIDAY, 3/2*
Friday, March 02, 2012 First Fridays Youth Open Mic - theme White Ribbon Day
Friday, March 02, 2012 Military White Ribbon Day Proclamation Event
Thursday, March 01, 2012 Boys and Girls Club Youth Team Proclamation Event
Thursday, March 01, 2012 Plymouth County White Ribbon Day Events
Thursday, March 01, 2012 Distribute White Ribbons
Thursday, March 01, 2012 EOHHS is participating in the White Ribbon Day Campaign this year.
Thursday, March 01, 2012 JFCS - Journey to Safety Supports White Ribbon Day
Thursday, March 01, 2012 Massachusetts White Ribbon Day Statewide Event
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Slam Poetry WRD Event
Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Celtics Professional Basketball Game
Monday, February 27, 2012 Lobby displays and messages to all employees
Monday, February 27, 2012 Lobby displays and messages to all employees
Friday, February 24, 2012 White Ribbon Gala fundraiser event for Penelope's Place
Sunday, February 19, 2012 White Ribbon at V-Day at Lawrence
Friday, February 17, 2012 Boys Track Team Wins Sportsmanship Award for White Ribbon Efforts Where: Reggie Lewis Track Center
Thursday, February 16, 2012 Arlington White Ribbon Day Proclamation
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 Lobby displays, Employee outreach, and recruitment of pledges
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 Chicopee Comprehensive High School
Monday, February 13, 2012 Beanpot Hockey Tournament Sponsors WRD
Wednesday, February 08, 2012 UMass Amherst Men's Basketball Game
Monday, February 06, 2012 Beanpot Hockey Tournament Sponsors WRD
Tuesday, December 06, 2011 Massachusetts White Ribbon Day Launch
Friday, November 25, 2011 International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Friday, October 28, 2011 Verizon Foundation Domestic Violence Solutions Awards
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 Federal Regional Roundtable Event: Engaging Men and Boys in Preventing Domestic Violence
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 Violence Prevention on Campus: A Collabrative Effort
Friday, October 21, 2011 15th Annual MIAA Wellness Summit: iChoose to Be the Best I Can Be
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 Join Congressman Bill Keating in the WHITE RIBBON CAMPAIGN of Men Against Domestic Violence
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 Congressman Bill Keating White Ribbon Campaign Event
Monday, October 17, 2011 Massachusetts White Ribbon Day - A Successful Primary Prevention Strategy for Mobilizing Men and Boys
Sunday, October 16, 2011 WBZ FM Radio 98.5 Boston Sunday Review
Wednesday, October 05, 2011 Brown Bag Lunch Gathering Men's Initiative for Jane Doe Inc.