Calling all Men to Help End Violence Against Women

Annual Cape Cod White Ribbon Day Calls for Action Against Domestic Violence

From this day forward, I promise to be a part of the solution in ending violence against women.

The 8th annual Cape Cod White Ribbon Day will take place on March 5th, serving as a call for men and boys to take action against domestic violence.

Independence House, Yarmouth Police and the Cape and Islands District Attorney’s Office are collaborating on the annual event at Cape Cod Community College where men will pledge not to commit violence against women and children.

Men of all ages are encouraged to attend the event which creates awareness among the males in our community about the issue of men’s violence against women and gender based violence, along with taking action to be part of the solution.

Members of the Cape Cod Community College police department and the Yarmouth, Barnstable and other Cape Cod police departments will be taking part.

The event is part of the 13th annual Statewide Commonwealth of Massachusetts White Ribbon Day.

WHEN: March 5, 2020 t from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM at Cape Cod Community College cafeteria. The public is invited, there is no charge.

Appearances by:

Yarmouth Chief of Police Frank Frederickson

Independence House Executive Director Lysetta Hurge-Putnam

Cape & Islands District Attorney Michael O’Keefe

Barnstable Chief of Police Matthew Sonnabend

Cape & Islands Assistant District Attorney Michael Patterson

State Representative Timothy Whelan

State Representative Will Crocker

Breakout Session (Light Lunch provided)