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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 | February 24, 2016
Survivor Spotlight: Julianne

Survivor Julianne shares how being sexually abused at a young age by her father and uncle lead to eating disorders and body dysmorphic disorder later in life. She also explains the multiple theraupeutic techniques that, along with support from friends and family, have helped her to heal. 

Latest News | February 23, 2016
Staff Spotlight: Jennifer Marsh

When Jennifer Marsh joined RAINN as a volunteer recruiter in 2006, the National Sexual Assault Hotline existed only by telephone, but that was all about to change.

Latest News | February 23, 2016
RAINN Partners with Greek Life to Support Survivors

Greek life organizations, and other on-campus groups of influence, are in a unique position to lead conversations about sexual violence and talk about ways to reduce instances of sexual assault on campus. 

Latest News | February 23, 2016
Survivor Spotlight: Elizabeth

Elizabeth shares her experience as a survivor of teen dating violence, which began with her first boyfriend at age 15. 

Latest News | February 10, 2016
New Survey Reveals Fighting Sexual Violence to be Nation’s Top Priority

A new national poll conducted by The Washington Post and Kaiser Family Foundation finds that both men and women identify reducing sexual violence as their top priority in order to improve the lives of women.

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