Matt Fishman with Debra Robbin, Executive Director of Jane Doe Inc.Jane Doe Inc., a Massachusetts-based organization, committed to justice, safety, and healing for survivors of domestic and sexual abuse, recently honored Matt Fishman, Partners Vice President for Community Health, with the 2017 Justice in Action Award as part of Jane Doe Inc.’s inaugural Spring into Action benefit. Through his advocacy work for survivors of domestic and sexual abuse, Fishman has made measurable progress in social justice, public health, economic equality, and community safety.

“Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, other Partners hospitals, our community health centers, the Employee Assistance Program and Neighborhood Health Plan have long-standing commitments to working with community organizations to provide the best possible care for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault—and to doing all we can to prevent these devastating problems,” said Fishman. “Supporting this work has been a Community Health priority for more than 20 years. It means a lot to have Jane Doe, a highly respected organization, recognize our commitment.”

To learn more, visit the Jane Doe Inc. website.

Photo above: Matt Fishman with Debra Robbin, Executive Director of Jane Doe Inc.
Photo credit: Ilene Perlman Photography