Contact: Lauren Scribi, Executive Director, Massachusetts Caucus of Women Legislators
Lauren.Scribi@MAHouse.gov (617) 722-2266
WOMEN’S CAUCUS AND LT. GOVERNOR POLITO TO HOST DENIM DAY
BOSTON – To recognize Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Massachusetts Caucus of Women Legislators is partnering with Lt. Governor Karyn Polito to host the first Denim Day at the State House. The purpose of Denim Day is to highlight that no matter what you are wearing, no one deserves to be sexually assaulted. Women’s Caucus members will be wearing denim in solidarity with the rest of the nation to raise awareness about the sexual assault epidemic.
The speakers will discuss the work of the Sexual Assault Working Group that was organized by the Women’s Caucus, legislative priorities for this session and the importance of raising the voices of victims. Lt. Governor Polito will also speak about her work on the Governor’s Council to Address Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence.
WHAT: Press Conference for Sexual Assault Awareness Month
WHEN: Wednesday, April 26th at 10:00AM
WHERE: Third Floor, Staircase in front of State Library at the State House
WHO: Speakers Include
- Speaker Pro Tempore Patricia Haddad
- Lt. Governor Karyn Polito
- Representative Elizabeth Poirier
- Representative Natalie Higgins