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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 | February 24, 2016
Congress Prioritizes Victims’ Rights, Rape Kit Testing, and Exonerating the Innocent

The Justice For All Act of 2016 and the Sexual Assault Survivors Act are two pieces of legislation that have been introduced in Congress this year to prioritize survivors' rights, eliminate the backlog of untested rape kits, and exonerate the falsely accused. 

Latest News | January 19, 2016
Statement on New BJS Campus Sexual Assault Study

RAINN weighs in on the new study from the Bureau of Justice Statistics

Latest News | January 18, 2016
RAINN Joins Forces to Overturn Ohio Anti-Victim Ruling

RAINN has joined with partner organizations to file an amicus brief asking the Ohio Court of Appeals to overturn the decision not to pursue a backlogged rape case.

Latest News | December 02, 2015
President Signs Measures to Support State Action to Prevent and Address Child Sexual Abuse

Efforts from RAINN and Erin’s Law critical to success of bill

Latest News | November 18, 2015
Congress Plans to Use Crime Victim Funds to Balance the Budget

Congress plans to “rescind and permanently cancel” $1.5 billion dollars from the Crime Victims Fund (CVF), threatening the sustainability of programs that assist victims.

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