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Latest News| Jan 7, 2019

Feel Secure Online: Social Media, Dating Apps, and Technology

RAINN’s president, Scott Berkowitz, has joined the advisory council for Match Group, which runs Tinder and other dating platforms. He will be part of their advisory council, bringing together leading industry experts to maximize the safety of millions of users worldwide. "I am honored to join the Match Group Advisory Council (MGAC) and am pleased that Match Group has taken this step to proactively address safety,” said Berkowitz.

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Jan 07, 2019

RAINN’s President and Founder Reflects on 25 Years

When Scott Berkowitz founded RAINN in 1994, he had no idea it would grow into what it has become today—the largest anti-sexual violence organization in the United States. We checked in with Scott to hear his thoughts on how RAINN has evolved, what it’s doing today to support survivors, and where he sees the organization going in the future.

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Feb 04, 2019

NLC Member Highlight: Laurie Halse Anderson

Each month, RAINN features a member of its National Leadership Council (NLC). The NLC is a group of dedicated individuals who have shown their commitment to RAINN’s mission of supporting survivors and ending sexual violence. This month we checked in with survivor and bestselling author of the novel Speak, Laurie Halse Anderson. 

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Dec 14, 2018

CBS Awards RAINN $2 Million to Help Survivors of Sexual Assault

RAINN today received a $2 million grant from CBS to continue its efforts to help survivors of sexual assault through its victim services programs. "Ending sexual violence takes everyone working together. This generous support will make it possible for us to help tens of thousands more survivors," says Scott Berkowitz, president and founder of RAINN.

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Latest News | April 21, 2017
Disclosure of Sexual Abuse in USA Gymnastics Sets Off Wheels of Change

More than 80 brave gymnasts have come forward with sexual abuse allegations against USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, sparking widespread change in the way the organization handles allegations of abuse.

Latest News | April 05, 2017
RAINN Statement on Nassar Case Gag Order

The scandal at USA Gymnastics would never have come to light if not for the courageous decisions of dozens of victims to step forward and tell the world what happened. We should celebrate their courage, not silence their voices. 

Latest News | March 29, 2017
RAINN Prepares for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month 2017

Every April, the country recognizes Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (#SAAPM) to bring increased attention to these crimes and the ways communities can work together to prevent them. 

Latest News | February 06, 2017
Early Warning Signs of Dating Violence

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Learn more about the early warning signs dating violence and how to get help.

Latest News | January 12, 2017
Insights from the Hotline Room: Self-Care in the New Year

Support specialists from the National Sexual Assault Hotline share tips on practicing self-care in the new year.

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