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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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Jan 08, 2019

NLC Member Highlight: Torrey DeVitto

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 actor, activist, and philanthropist, Torrey DeVitto.

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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 | January 07, 2014
RAINN’s Top Five Ways to Stay Safe Online

Releases infographics as part of National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Latest News | November 19, 2013
Instagram Retires #RapeFace after Hearing from RAINN Supporters

We want to educate our friends and families that using the term #rapeface is a not a joke. At RAINN, we recognize that those who have experienced sexual assault may have a long road to recovery.

Latest News | October 30, 2013
RAINN Petition Leads Etsy to Remove Pro-Rape T-Shirts

After a successful online petition led by RAINN, more than a dozen rape-related t-shirts were removed from the site, and ultimately, the seller was banned from Etsy.

Latest News | October 27, 2013
New Survey Says Little Change in Sexual Assault Numbers in 2012

The 2012 National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) shows that the number of sexual assaults has remained fairly steady over the last five years.

Latest News | August 19, 2013
8 Tips to Stay Safe as you Head to Campus This Fall

Heading back to school is an exciting time for the more than 17 million of college students in the U.S., but new environments and new experiences present additional risks and potentially dangerous situations.

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