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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 | December 13, 2013
Importance of Self Care During the Holidays: One Survivor Shares Her Story

Those who have experienced abuse or assault by a relative can find the holidays particularly challenging, as a family gathering means coming face-to-face with his or her perpetrator.

Latest News | December 05, 2013
Sen. McConnell and Rep. Wasserman Schultz Honored with RAINN’s Crime Fighter Award

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) are the winner’s of RAINN’s 2013 Crime Fighter Award, in recognition of their leadership in the fight against sexual violence.

Latest News | December 04, 2013
DoD Safe Helpline App Showcased at mHealth Conference

The award-winning app allows military Service members who have been sexually assaulted to create a personalized self-care plan to aid in their recovery.

Latest News | November 19, 2013
Instagram Retires #RapeFace after Hearing from RAINN Supporters

We want to educate our friends and families that using the term #rapeface is a not a joke. At RAINN, we recognize that those who have experienced sexual assault may have a long road to recovery.

Latest News | November 17, 2013
Spotlight on the Speakers Bureau: Angela Kempe

The Justice Department estimates that 1.6 million youth run away each year. One of the issues that many runaways face is sexual violence; this is why Angela Kempe is sharing her story now, during National Runaway Prevention Month.

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