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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 | July 20, 2015
USA Today Finds More Than 70,000 Untested Rape Kits

Investigation included 1,000 police agencies across U.S.

Latest News | June 12, 2015
As Seen on Dateline: Talking to Your Kids about Sexual Assault

Sexual assault can be a difficult subject to talk about, especially between parents and their kids. The good news is that conversations about sexual assault can be a part of the safety conversations you’re already having.

Latest News | June 11, 2015
Jacqueline’s Story, as Seen on Dateline’s “My Kid Would Never Do That”

Survivor Jacqueline talks with teens on NBC's Dateline segment about the importance of open dialogue and support when discussing sexual assault with teens. Read her story here, and learn how you can begin the conversation with your kids.

Latest News | May 05, 2015
La Línea de Ayuda Nacional Online de Asalto Sexual de RAINN ahora está disponible en español

Se han ampliado los servicios para cumplir con las necesidades de los sobrevivientes de la violencia sexual que hablan español.

Latest News | May 05, 2015
RAINN’s National Sexual Assault Online Hotline Now Available in Spanish

Expands services to meet the needs of Spanish-speaking survivors of sexual violence

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