What is RAINN Day?

RAINN Day is an opportunity for college students to demonstrate to their peers that they are an ally in the fight against sexual violence. This year, you can join them and elevate the conversation online by using the hashtags #RAINNDay and #WhatIWish.
#WhatIWish is the start of a hashtag conversation that encourages reflection and holds space for all perspectives and testimonies about the dangers of child sexual abuse material (CSAM) online.

When is RAINN Day?

RAINN Day 2023 will be Tuesday, April 18th during Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (#SAAPM).

Social Media

Help us flood the internet with love and support for survivors this RAINN Day. Use our custom filters, graphics, and template posts to get started! Browse the #HEALTogether and #WhatIWish hashtags on Instagram to see how college-aged students around the country are raising awareness for Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Tag @RAINN so we can amplify your support for survivors.

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Instagram Templates and Filters 

Our RAINN’s SAAPM and RAINN Day graphics and Instagram templates/filters are coming soon. Be sure to check in for updates.

1. Create a new Instagram Story

2. Scroll over to “Browse Effects”

3. Search “BelieveSurvivors”

4. Tap the effect and choose “Try It”

5. Take a picture or video and post it!

We’ll be reposting our favorite videos throughout the month if you tag @RAINN. This filter can also be used on Facebook, click here to try it out!


Sample Social Media Posts



Use our sample posts for a social media inspiration boost.

  • #WhatIWish I knew when I was younger is that when I get to a point of meeting an individual in person whom I met online, I do not have to meet them alone.  I am able to meet an individual in a public place with plenty of other people around and I can feel safe and have fun too.  
  • #WhatIWish I knew as a parent around abuse online is that dangers online exist and that starting an open, safe, and honest conversation with my children at home is where safety around online interactions contributes to mitigating the dangers.  
  • #WhatIWish policymakers knew about dangers online is that the threat to children's safety is evident and the accessibility of online interactions makes children targets to predators. 

Spanish Language Resources

  • Mes de Concientización y Prevención del Abuso Sexual: Durante el Mes de Concientización y Prevención del Abuso Sexual (SAAPM por sus siglas en inglés) 2023, alentamos a las personas y comunidades de todo el país a unirse para crear conciencia y sanar, compartiendo información sobre la violencia sexual y el material de abuso sexual infantil, conociendo sus recursos locales y nacionales, participando en eventos comunitarios, convertiendose en un defensor, siendo voluntario y donando.
  • Outreach Toolkit for Spanish-Language Services: Help us increase awareness of RAINN's Spanish-Language Hotline (La Línea de Ayuda Nacional de Abuso Sexual) by sharing RAINN’s resources and services available in Spanish with your audience. Learn how to promote these resources in Spanish here.
  • Apóyate en mí. A caregiver’s guide to safeguarding children and supporting healing from sexual abuse in Spanish.

Other Resources

  •  Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention MonthDuring Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) 2023, we encourage individuals and communities across the country to come together in awareness and healing by sharing information on sexual violence and child sexual abuse material, knowing your local and national resources, joining community events, becoming an advocate, volunteering, and donating..
  •  Request a SpeakerThe RAINN Speakers Bureau is made up of nearly 3,600 diverse survivors of sexual violence who volunteer to share their stories across the country. To raise awareness on RAINN Day, you can request a survivor to call in to your virtual event to share their story. To request a survivor, please send an email to speakersbureau@rainn.org with this information.

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