Prepare for RAINN Day with Free Planning Webinar

RAINN Day (April 8, 2021) is an annual way for college students across the country to speak out about sexual violence and raise awareness on this pervasive issue. This year, as many college events once again are virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are hosting a special planning webinar—“Won’t Stay Quiet: Planning for RAINN Day Virtually”— to help our campus partners make their events as successful as possible.

Discover the Importance of Self-Care for Military Survivors and the Benefits of the Safe Helpline App

Safe Helpline is working to make self-care more accessible to military survivors of sexual assault with resources that can help survivors in their wellness journey.

“Voices for RAINN” Virtual Concert Dec. 7!

The event will feature inspiring performances from Broadway and beyond—including Kristin Chenoweth, Cheyenne Jackson, Jewel, Leslie Odom Jr., Kelli O’Hara, Ashley Park, Billy Porter, and Vanessa Williams—with special appearances from singer-songwriter Tori Amos, actress Annaleigh Ashford, actress Connie Britton, and others. Voices for RAINN will be held live on Monday, December 7 at 8 p.m. ET on Facebook and YouTube.

RAINN Statement on Release of Vatican’s Report on Ex-Cardinal McCarrick

“This report, while welcomed for its transparency, is only one of many steps the Vatican needs to take to truly rout out sexual abuse within the church,” said Erinn Robinson, press secretary, RAINN. “We urge the Vatican to take additional action to correct its institutional systems that permitted these abuses to continue for far too long. Survivors of clergy sexual abuse have been courageously coming forward for decades. Every one of them deserves accountability.”

Best-selling Author on Getting Sober, Writing, and Supporting Loved Ones

Jennifer Storm is an award winning victims’ rights expert, survivor of sexual violence and addiction, advocate, and best-selling author on trauma and addiction. Her book, Blackout Girl: Tracing My Scars from Addiction and Sexual Assault; With New and Updated Content for the #MeToo Era, tells her story of surviving sexual violence and the effects it had on the mental health struggles and addiction she experienced.

RAINN Applauds New Charges Against Harvey Weinstein

“We thank the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office for continuing its investigation and bringing additional charges against Harvey Weinstein. Seeing powerful perpetrators face justice sends a strong message to the public. We continue to be inspired by the survivors speaking out and moments like this when, no matter how powerful or well-connected, perpetrators of these crimes do not escape the harm they have caused.” - Scott Berkowitz, president of RAINN.

Strategies to Support Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence During COVID-19

This October, RAINN recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the impact that sexual violence has on those trapped at home with an abuser. Because 8 out of 10 sexual assaults are committed by someone the victim knows, staying at home can mean that a survivor is in close proximity with the person harming them. Because so many doors are closed right now, it is more important than ever to be proactive in offering survivors support and resources.

Exclusive Interview with Melody Thomas Scott of The Young and The Restless on Going Public as a Survivor

In her just-released memoir, Always Young and Restless: My Life On and Off America's #1 Daytime Drama, Emmy-nominated actor Melody Thomas Scott shares her story of surviving sexual abuse and gives a behind-the-scenes look at the entertainment industry. Read RAINN's exclusive interview with Melody on her story as a survivor, author, and American television icon.

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