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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 | October 26, 2015
Understanding the Laws in Your State

International law firm Hogan Lovells leads efforts on creation of comprehensive sexual assault database

Latest News | September 17, 2015
House Hearing Digs Into the Challenges of Campus Sexual Violence

Testimonies note importance of creating a safe campus environment.

Latest News | September 17, 2015
Federal and State Leaders Add Millions to the Fight Against Rape Kit Backlogs

RAINN Selected as part of RTI Team to Provide Technical Assistance to Communities

Latest News | August 09, 2015
State Legislators Tackle Rape Kit Problem

With help from RKAP, dozens of states taking action

Latest News | August 02, 2015
Senate Committee Holds Hearing to Target Campus Sexual Assault

The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee hearing included testimonies on the importance of working with schools to combat campus sexual assault.

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