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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 28, 2014
October Survivor Spotlight: Domestic Violence Awareness

Dr. Jameelah Medina reveals how she overcame and recovered after a sexually and physically abusive relationship.

Latest News | September 11, 2014
September Survivor Spotlight: Suicide Awareness and Prevention

Two survivors share their stories of recovery.

Latest News | August 18, 2014
Survivor Spotlight: Dana and Shawn-Yolanda

Two survivors share how creative expression has helped them heal.

Latest News | July 13, 2014
Survivor Spotlight: Tamra Wade

For many survivors of sexual assault, talking with others and telling the story about what happened can be a crucial first step of the healing process.

Latest News | June 23, 2014
Survivor Spotlight: PTSD Awareness

Survivors of sexual assault may feel anxiety, stress, or fear for some time after experiencing a traumatic life event.

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