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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 28, 2017
New Resource from DoD Safe Helpline

Safe Helpline has developed a new resource to support survivors of sexual assault in the Department of Defense community. Building Hope & Resiliency: Addressing the Effects of Sexual Assault is a self-guided, online, educational program.

Latest News | June 28, 2017
Male Sexual Assault: The Road to Recovery

Men and boys who have been sexually assaulted face the same mental and physical effects as other survivors. Recovery is a process that's important to all survivors, no matter their gender identity.

Latest News | May 22, 2017
Runners Spread Hope, Raise Funds for Critical Services

RAINN’s annual Lace Up for RAINN 5K event went off without a hitch, raising more than $60,000 for critical sexual assault services. 

Latest News | May 12, 2017
Working with a Therapist After Sexual Assault: What You Need to Ask

As we recognize Mental Health Awareness Month, here are five questions to ask a therapist if you are a survivor of sexual violence.

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.

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