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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 | August 08, 2016
Five Years of Confidential, Innovative Support for Survivors of Sexual Assault in the Military

Over the last five years, the Safe Helpline has developed a comprehensive suite of services aimed at meeting the needs of survivors in the Department of Defense community through every stage of their recovery process. 

Latest News | August 03, 2016
The Originals Star Daniel Gillies Designs Special Edition Tee for RAINN

Acclaimed actor, writer, and producer Daniel Gillies wants to end sexual violence. From now until August 17th, you can purchase a special edition tee designed by Gillies to raise critical funds that will support the National Sexual Assault Hotline.

Latest News | July 26, 2016
Insights from the Hotline Room: Talking to Teens

Talking to teens about sexual assault is important, but finding the right words to say isn't always easy. RAINN support specialists from the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline share tips and phrases for talking to teens.

Latest News | July 25, 2016
Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Helps States Erase Rape Kit Backlogs

RAINN’s policy department has joined a team of national experts selected by the Justice Department to support states’ work to address and end the backlog of untested and unanalyzed rape kits.

Latest News | July 21, 2016
RAINN and Google Team Up to Bring the National Sexual Assault Hotline to More Users

New feature from Google highlights the National Sexual Assault Hotline when users run searches related to sexual violence.

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