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Start by Believing Pledge Recommitment


Front Steps of Cambridge City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue

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Liz Speakman
Executive Director of Initative on Domestic Violence • City Manager's Office


Led by the Cambridge Sexual Assault Response Team, the City of Cambridge is recommitting to its 2019 pledge to being a Start by Believing community on Wednesday, April 13, at 2 p.m., on the front steps of Cambridge City Hall.

Start by Believing is an international public awareness campaign launched in 2011 by End Violence Against Women International (EVAWI), a professional training organization that helps law enforcement and allied professionals improve their response to sexual assault and other gender-based crimes like Human Trafficking and Intimate Partner Violence.

Members of the Cambridge community are invited to join the Cambridge Sexual Assault Response Team, Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui and the Cambridge City Council, City Manager Louis A. DePasquale, and Police Commissioner Christine Elow, along with City Leadership, the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC), and other supporters for a Start by Believing pledge, proclamation reading, speaker series and photo event on the front steps of Cambridge City Hall.

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