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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 26, 2016
RAINN Partners with RapidSOS to Improve Cell Phone Access to 911

RAINN partners with emergency technology start-up to offer a new app that makes 911 work better on cell phones. 

Latest News | September 15, 2016
Jill Johnson Pledges 31st Birthday to RAINN

Jill Johnson raised more than $450 for RAINN, using social media to spread the word and offering incentives from her own “Geek Stash” to encourage donations.  

Latest News | September 15, 2016
Choose RAINN for Your CFC Contribution

From September 1 to December 15, 2016, you can choose RAINN as the charity that receives donations directly from your paycheck through your employer’s CFC campaign. RAINN’s CFC code is 10488.

Latest News | September 09, 2016
Bid Now to Meet Tori Amos and Support Survivors

Tori Amos launched an online auction to benefit RAINN’s National Sexual Assault Hotline. Fans can bid on a variety of auction items, including tickets for the screening of the film in New York City. 

Latest News | September 07, 2016
Congress Says ‘Yes’ to Survivors’ Rights

The Survivors’ Bill of Rights Act, passed on September 6 through the House, takes a clear stand that survivors should have full access to sexual assault forensic exams and forensic evidence collection kits.

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