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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 | September 07, 2014
FBI and NIJ Announce Partnership to Test More Rape Kits

A new partnership with two key organizations means bringing justice to even more survivors.

Latest News | June 23, 2014
RAINN’s Policy Chief Joins Sen. McCaskill to Discuss Campus Sexual Assault

DC roundtable focuses on improving the criminal and civil response to campus rapes.

Latest News | June 05, 2014
Senate Committee Affirms Longstanding Commitment to Addressing Rape Kit Backlogs

On Thursday, June 5, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved a spending bill that addresses the nation’s rape kit backlog

Latest News | May 28, 2014
Kilah’s Story Leads to Child Abuse Prevention Law

The Kilah Davenport Act of 2013 requires the Department of Justice to report on child abuse prevention laws in each state

Latest News | April 29, 2014
Congressional Leaders, Debbie Smith and Ed Smart Celebrate Forensic DNA and its Impact on the Fight Against Sexual Violence

Members of Congress today came together to celebrate DNA at an event on Capitol Hill

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