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Latest News| Oct 1, 2018

RAINN Hotline Helps Record Number of Survivors

Between Thursday, the day of the hearing, and Sunday, RAINN saw a 338 percent increase in hotline traffic. “History shows us that when high-profile allegations such as these are in the news it often causes others to reach out too. This story has clearly resonated with survivors, and has led thousands to reach out for help for the first time,” said RAINN president Scott Berkowitz.

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Sep 28, 2018

Me Too: Awareness into Action

It has been one year since survivors of sexual violence came forward and bravely told their stories with #MeToo. You may be thinking, “What’s next and how can I help?” RAINN has put together action steps that you can take to keep the spirit of #MeToo alive throughout the year.

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Oct 02, 2018

NLC Member Highlight: Cameron Esposito

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 comedian, survivor, and artist Cameron Esposito.

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Sep 25, 2018

RAINN Statement on Cosby Sentence

The women who shared their stories in the Cosby trial and sentencing showed admirable courage and strength. We are grateful that the court understood the seriousness of Cosby’s crime and sentenced him to prison. Let’s hope that the legacy of this case is that victims feel empowered to come forward, knowing that it can truly make a difference in bringing perpetrators to justice.

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Latest News | September 07, 2016
Congress Says ‘Yes’ to Survivors’ Rights

The Survivors’ Bill of Rights Act, passed on September 6 through the House, takes a clear stand that survivors should have full access to sexual assault forensic exams and forensic evidence collection kits.

Latest News | August 29, 2016
DNA Database Leads to Lower Crime

A new study supports what RAINN has been telling state and federal policymakers for decades: a more robust DNA database leads to lower crime rates.

Latest News | August 26, 2016
Una taza de apoyo: Fundas de cartón para el café de RAINN

Por su segundo año consecutivo, RAINN invita a los estudiantes o al personal universitario y a los miembros de la comunidad a hacer su pedido gratuito de las fundas de cartón para el café, las cuales contienen información sobre la Línea de Ayuda Nacional de Asalto Sexual.

Latest News | August 22, 2016
RAINN’s Long-Time Musical Partner Raises Funds for Hotline

Toad the Wet Sprocket is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its platinum studio album “fear” with a national tour and a fundraising campaign for RAINN. 

Latest News | August 11, 2016
RAINN Coffee Sleeves Offer a Cup Full of Support

For the second year in a row, RAINN is inviting student organizers, administrators, and community members to order free coffee sleeves that contain information for the National Sexual Assault Hotline.

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