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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 | September 12, 2017
RAINN Launches One-of-a-Kind Tool to Help Colleges Choose Sexual Assault Prevention Programs

The Prevention Navigator helps you identify sexual assault prevention programs that best fit your school’s needs and review programs that you are familiar with.

Latest News | September 07, 2017
RAINN Statement on DeVos Title IX Announcement

Title IX's role in protecting the safety of students and their right to an education is vital in the fight to end sexual violence.

Latest News | August 09, 2017
Justice Department Issues Standards for Handling Sexual Assault Kits

The Justice Department today released the first-ever National Best Practices for Sexual Assault Kits, which focus on creating a more victim-centered approach to the criminal justice process, such as improved training and developing better protocols for the processing of rape kits.

Latest News | July 13, 2017
RAINN Speakers Bureau Member, CEO Join Discussion on Campus Sexual Assault

RAINN joined discussions with the Department of Education to highlight the importance of ensuring the safety and security of college students.

Latest News | June 28, 2017
New Resource from DoD Safe Helpline

Safe Helpline has developed a new resource to support survivors of sexual assault in the Department of Defense community. Building Hope & Resiliency: Addressing the Effects of Sexual Assault is a self-guided, online, educational program.

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