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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 | November 15, 2015
Survivor Spotlight: Melissa’s Story

Melissa shares how she ran away from home to escape sexual abuse

Latest News | November 08, 2015
ABC's Most Popular TV Shows Tackle Sexual Violence, Feature RAINN’s Hotline

"Scandal" and "How to Get Away With Murder" connect audiences with help on ABC's #TGIT

Latest News | October 27, 2015
National Sexual Assault Hotline Helps Record Number of Survivors

After learning about hotline from Lady Gaga, thousands more reach out for help.

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 | October 26, 2015
1in6 and RAINN Launch Peer SupportGroup to Help Male Survivors

New online service provides peer-to-peer support among male survivors

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