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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 | June 18, 2015
Senate Budget Writers Renew Call to Action on Rape Kit Backlog

Senate Appropriations Committee earmarks $166 million to address rape kit backlog.

Latest News | June 03, 2015
Lawmakers Signal They Won't Back Down on the Rape Kit Backlog

The House of Representatives this week agreed to increase funding...

Latest News | May 20, 2015
RAINN President Testifies on the Rape Kit Backlog

Berkowitz calls on policymakers to fund DNA testing in rape cases

Latest News | April 28, 2015
RAINN Policy Team joins Illinois AG to Spur Effort Against Campus Assaults

Summits focus on need for campus sexual assault legislation

Latest News | April 24, 2015
Senate Passes Rape Survivor Child Custody Act

Bill to restrict rapists’ rights moves to House

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