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Here is a list of some of our many public protests, rallys, and vigils. We will attempt to keep this list current and also fill in the gaps as time permits.


Date

Location

Theme/Purpose/Reviews/Media coverage

Sponsored By

Sept. 7, 2007 Norton Town Common Court bias against fathers could have prevented Cann shootings/murder

CPF Press Release

Fathers' groups hold vigil
Sun Chronicle, Sept. 7, 2007

Children's Right Initiative Joins Forces with Locals
The Hometown News, Sept. 13-19, 2007

Cann tragedy spurs visit from parents' rights group
Norton Mirror, Sept. 13, 2007

CPF, Farhers-4-Justice, CRISPE
Dec. 10, 2006 Boston: Faneuil Hall -> Old State House -> Old South Meeting House -> Boston Harbor. CPF Press release: Boston Custo-Tea Party Father-4-Justice MA with CPF participation
June 17, 2005 1. Boston Quincy Market to State House

2. Concord, NH  State House

Protest FatherLESS Day for Fathers Day 2005

CPF Press Release

CPF news story with pics

Father-4-Justice MA and

Fathers-4-Justice NH

CPF participation

April 15, 2003 MCLE
10 Winter Place, Boston
GAL domestic violence training CPF/The Fatherhood Coalition
Feb. 3, 2003 Holyoke DSS "DSS IS OUT OF CONTROL"
The Sun, (Holyoke), Feb. 6-12, 2003
Jan. 21, 2003 Hampden Division Probate & Family Court, Springfield Gender bias against fathers in Probate & Family Court Hampden County chapter
Mar.17, 2002 Dedham Probate & Family Court Southwest Metro Chapter
Jan.17, 2002 Springfield Court Hampden County Chapter
Jan.15, 2002 Northampton Universalist Unitarian Church, Robert Reich, Dec. Gubernaorial candidate Hampshire County Chapter
Jan. 8, 2002 Dedham Probate & Family Court Southwest Metro Chapter
Dec. 30, 2001 "We Honor Men & Fathers" rally Holyoke Mall Hampden County Chapter
Dec. 22, 2001 State House, Boston Annual holiday season Candlelight Vigil Fatherhood Coalition (statewide)
Dec. 15, 2001 Holyoke Mall "We Honor Men & Fathers" rally Hampden County Chapter
Dec. 8, 2001 "We Honor Men & Fathers" rally Holyoke Mall Hampden County Chapter
Nov, 30, 2001 Senator Linda Melconian office Hampden County Chapter
Nov. 21, 2001 Melconian and Lee's demonstrations Hampden County Chapter
Nov. 16, 2001 Senator Linda Melconian office Hampden County Chapter
Nov. 16, 2001 Concord Probate & Family Court North Central Chapter
Nov. 6, 2001 Deham protest Fatherhood Coalition, Metro Southwest chapter
Nov. 3, 2001 Sears Mall (Leominster) Ballot Initiative Signing Berkshire County Chapter
Nov. 2, 2001 Holyoke Mall Ballot Initiative Signing Hampden County Chapter
Oct. 26, 2001 Mayoral debates – Pittsfield City Hall Berkshire County Chapter
Oct. 26, 2001 Holyoke Mall Ballot Initiative Signing Hampden County Chapter
Oct. 16, 2001 Dedham Protest Fatherhood Coalition, Metro Southwest chapter
Oct. 13, 2001 Berkshire Athenaeum auditorium Berkshire County Chapter
Oct. 3, 2001 Greenfield Town Commons Franklin County Chapter
Oct. 2, 2001 Salem Superior Court the SJC Wmass. Fatherhood Coalition
Sep. 28, 2001 Fall Foliage Parade – No. Adams Bershire County Chapter
Sep. 25, 2001 Northampton P & F Hampshire County Chapter
Sep. 20, 001 Eastern States Exposition Hampden County Chapter
Sep. 18, 2001 Springfield P & F Springfield County Chapter
Sep. 5, 2001 Franklin County Fair Parade, Greenfield Franklin County Chapter
Aug. 18/19, 2001 Northampton
Barnes Airport – Air Show
Hampshire, Hampden Chapter
July 27, 2001 Northampton P & F Hampshire County Chapter
July 25, 2001 Park Square – Pittsfield Berkshire County Chapter
July 24, 2001 CS Guidelines – Springfield P & F Springfield County Chapter
July 19, 2001 Northampton P & F Hampshire County Chapter
July 17, 2001 CS Guidelines – Worcester P&F Worcester County Chapter
July 3, 2001 Springfield's Court Square Hampden County Chapter
June 17, 2001 Greenfield: town common Franklin County Chapter
June 17, 2001 Springfield's Court Square Hampden County Chapter
June 14, 2001 Hampshire County Court House (P & F) Hampshire County Chapter
June 9, 2001 Granby Fair Hampshire County Chapter
June 6, 2001 Pittsfield Park Square Berkshire County Chapter
June 5, 2001 Hampden Division Hall of Justice Bridges to Our Children Fatherhood Coalition
June 4, 2001 Springfield's Court Square Hampden County Chapter
June 2, 2001 Rt 57 Rotary – Six Flags Hampden County Chapter
May 31, 2001 Picnelly Baseball Park Hampden County Chapter
May 26, 2001 Northampton: Northampton Hampshire County Chapter
May 23, 2001 Picnally Baseball Park Hampden County Chapter
May 10, 2001 Northampton Side of C. Coolidge Bridge Hampshire County Chapter
Apr. 28, 2001 Needham Town Common-Steve Cook Fatherhood Coalition
Apr. 18, 2001 Greenfield Commons, Greenfield, MA Franklin County Chapter
Apr. 4, 2001 Hampden Division Probate and Family Court Springfield,MA Hampden County Chapter
Mar. 23, 2001 Fathers' Resource Fair, Springfield MA Hampden County Chapter
Mar. 17, 2001 St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Holyoke, MA Hampden County Chapter
Mar. 14, 2001 Greenfield Commons, Greenfield, MA Franklin County Chapter
Feb. 24, 2001 Big E. Sportsmen show – Springfield, MA. Hampden County Chapter
Feb. 22, 2001 Hampshire County Family Probate Court-Northampton, MA Hampshire County Chapter
Feb. 10, 2001 Big E, Springfield, MA – Kids Day Hamden County Chapter
Feb. 7, 2001 Greenfield Commons, Greenfield, MA Franklin County Chapter
Nov. 2000 - Jan. 2001 Holyoke, MA: The major intersection adjacent the Holyoke Mall and Exit 15 of I-91 Ten general Fathers Rights rallies and public outreach events at the Fatherhood Coalition Hampshire/Franklin chapter & FACT
Dec. 23, 2000 State House, Boston Common 5th Annual Candlelight Vigil

Press Release:
BOSTON, Dec. 23, 2000
Fatherhood Coalition to Hold Annual Candlelight Vigil

CPF/Fatherhood Coalition
Nov. 22, 2000 Springfield, MA, Hampden County Court House Vigil #7 of 8 Fatherhood Coalition Hampshire/Franklin chapter & FACT
Nov. 13, 2000 Lawrence P&F Court, Lawrence Judge Manzi and P&F Court CPF/Fatherhood Coalition, North Shore chapter
Nov. 13, 2000 Springfield, MA, Hampden County Court House Vigil #6 of 8 Fatherhood Coalition Hampshire/Franklin chapter & FACT
Nov. 6, 2000 Springfield, MA, Hampden County Court House Vigil #5 of 8 Fatherhood Coalition Hampshire/Franklin chapter & FACT
Oct. 30, 2000 Springfield, MA, Hampden County Court House Vigil #4 0f 8 Fatherhood Coalition Hampshire/Franklin chapter & FACT
Oct. 26, 2000 Springfield, MA, Court House Square Protest Fatherhood Coalition Hampshire/Franklin chapter & FACT
Oct. 23, 2000 Springfield, MA, Hampden County Court House Vigil #3 0f 8 Fatherhood Coalition Hampshire/Franklin chapter & FACT
Oct. 16, 2000 Springfield, MA, Hampden County Court House Vigil #2 0f 8 Fatherhood Coalition Hampshire/Franklin chapter & FACT
Oct. 9, 2000 Springfield, MA, Hampden County Court House Vigil #1 0f 8 Fatherhood Coalition Hampshire/Franklin chapter & FACT
Sep. 6, 2000 Springfield, MA, Hampden County Court House Protest Fatherhood Coalition Hampshire/Franklin chapter & FACT
Aug. 23, 2000 Springfield, MA, Hampden County Court House Protest Fatherhood Coalition Hampshire/Franklin chapter
July 19, 2000 Springfield, MA, Hampden County Court House Protest FACT
June 19, 2000 Springfield, MA, Hampden County Court House Protest FACT
June 13, 2000 Boston, State House Protest/counter-demonstration DOR "Responsible Fatherhood"; suicide of Steven Cook Fatherhood Coalition
June 12, 2000 Springfield, MA, Hampden County Court House Protest FACT
June 5, 2000 Springfield, MA, Hampden County Court House Protest FACT
May 30, 2000 Springfield, MA, Hampden County Court House Protest FACT
May 22, 2000 Springfield, MA, Hampden County Court House Press conference FACT
May 15, 2000 Springfield, MA, Hampden County Court House Protest FACT
May 8, 2000 Springfield, MA Vigil at sight of "Victoria" billboard, East Columbus & Howard St FACT
Mar. 15, 2000 Springfield, MA Candlelight Vigil at sight of "Victoria" billboard, East Columbus & Howard St.
FACT
THERE WERE MANY PROTESTS BETWEEN 1994 AND 2000, BUT OUR RECORD KEEPING IS INCOMPLETE.
Dec. 18, 1999 State House, Boston Common 4th Annual Candlelight Vigil

Press Release:
BOSTON, December 17, 1999
Fourth Annual Candlelight Vigil for Fatherless Children to be Held in Boston
Message from imprisoned Coalition member Harry Stewart to be read

CPF/Fatherhood Coalition
June 17, 1999 State House, Boston Fathers Day 1999 protest: DOR Responsible Fatherhood Day

Press Release:
BOSTON, June 18, 1999
No Happy Fathers Day for State's Non-Custodial Fathers
DOR "Responsible Fatherhood" event at State House mocks fatherhood-
Fatherhood Coalition to hold counter-demonstration

Fathers, Women's Group Decry State Recognition Event
Jean McMillan, AP, June 18, 1999

Fathers Honored for Child Support
Brian S. McNiff, Telegram & Gazette Bsoton bureau, June 19, 1999

CPF/Fatherhood Coalition
Mar. 29, 1999 Salem P&F Court, Salem Kevin Fallis' trial CPF/Fatherhood Coalition, North Shore chapter
Dec. 19, 1998 Quincy, Church of the Presidents Third Annual Candlelight Vigil

BOSTON, Dec. 18, 1998
Third annual Candlelight Vigil at Church of the Presidents in Quincy

CPF/Fatherhood Coalition, South SHore chapter
June 18, 1998 Quincy District Court 4th Annual Fathers Day protest
Free Harry!

Press Release:
Quincy, June 15, 1998
Fatherhood Coalition to protest 209A violation prosecution of Harry Stewart at Quincy District Court

CPF/Fatherhood Coalition
Dec. 13, 1997 Quincy, MA Second Annual Candlelight Vigil Coalition for the Preservation of Fatherhood (CPF), South Shore Chapter
Sep. 20, 1996 Boston, MA

Association of Family and Conciliation Courts conference: "Facing Up to the Complexities of Family Violence"Association of Family

Fathers protest against "ABUSE SOLUTION" in custody and divorce CPF / The Fatherhood Coalition (CPF)
June 29, 1996 Framingham Framingham Visitation Center Protest Coalition for the Preservation of Fatherhood, South Middlesex chapter
June 15, 1996 State House, Boston Second Annual Fathers Day Protest Coalition for the Preservation of Fatherhood (CPF)
Oct. 13, 1995 Government Center
Boston, MA
Boston First Annual "Restrain-In" Protest Coalition for the Preservation of Fatherhood (CPF)
Sep. 9, 1995 Framingham Framingham Visitation Center Protest Coalition for the Preservation of Fatherhood, South Middlesex chapter
June 17, 1995 State House, Boston First annual CPF Fathers Day protest: "Ten Most Needed Dads" Coalition for the Preservation of Fatherhood (CPF)
April 14, 1995 Government Center
Boston, MA
Boston Child Support Protest Coalition for the Preservation of Fatherhood (CPF)

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