World Day of Remembrance

World Day of Remembrance will take place on Sunday, November 17th. To RSVP and stay connected to updates, please check out the Facebook event

World Day of Remembrance is an annual, international event during which we gather as a community to reflect upon those we've lost and commit ourselves to improving our roads. In 2018, over 200 people turned out at the Massachusetts State House vigil to remember loved ones and to recognize the hundreds of people killed in traffic crashes across the state each year.


2:30 PM | Gather on the steps of Massachusetts State House
2:45 PM | Program begins

  • Welcome | Reverend Laura Everett and Reverend Edwin Johnson
  • Introduction 
  • Stories of Road Violence 
    • Dr. Reza Askari, Trauma Surgeon, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
    • Shane Snowdon, The Crash Project
  • Plea for an End to Road Violence
  • Remarks from Stephanie Pollack, CEO and Secretary of MassDOT
  • Invitation to action on state legislation | Emily Stein
  • Benediction

Please dress warmly and wear yellow in remembrance of those we’ve lost to traffic crashes.

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