Jane Doe Inc.’s Prevention Summit 2017

Transforming Communities

1 day of 2-way inspiration and education.

Counting down 23 DAYS


Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about innovative community-based prevention programming specific to sexual and domestic violence that are underway at the local, state and national levels as well as engage and network with prevention colleagues from across the state.
WHEN: Thursday, April 27 9:00AM – 4:00PM
WHERE: DCU, 50 Foster Street, Worcester, MA 01608


*Special appearance* 


Lieutenant Governor, Karyn Polito
Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Monica Bharel, MD, MPH.


KEYNOTE: Nubia Peña

In this talk, Nubia Peña of the Utah Coalition Against Sexual Violence outlines how prevention practitioners can become involved beyond the classroom by advocating and advancing policy reforms in schools.

In Our Own Voices says “NO MORE Excuses”

NO MORE: A Community Response to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender People of Color Violence.

 Performance by Flatline 

Flatline Poetry is a collective of artists who perform, teach, and host open mics throughout the United States. Combining their skills in spoken word, community organizing, visual art, and music, the members of Flatline create an interactive experience that confronts topics of sexual and gender identity, love and loss, race and heritage, and the intersections between them.



Registration for JDI members and RPE funded programs.

General Registration will open after March 13th. 

  • $40 per person for staff at JDI member programs
  • $55 per person for staff at allied organizations

·         $10 per student

  • Each person must register individually. There is no group registration or group discounts.

A few important notes about registration:

  1. Space is limited. Registration is REQUIRED. If necessary, JDI may create a waiting list.
  2. No refunds will be issued.
  3. If you are unable to attend, please notify JDI at dmancera@janedoe.org at least 48 hours in advance of the program date.


Food will be served.  If you have any dietary restrictions, please contact Jane Doe Inc. at ph: 617-557-1806, fax: 617-248-0902, email: dmancera@janedoe.org, by April 6, 2017.  In your message, please provide your contact information and accommodation request.

This workshop has been developed for JDI member programs, DPH funded rape crisis centers and JDI invited guests.



Questions? Please contact JDI at 617-557-1821 or dmancera@janedoe.org

Funding for this event was made possible in part by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.  The views expressed in written materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

Copyright © 2016 Jane Doe Inc..
All rights reserved.
Contact email: info@janedoe.org

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