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Monday, March 27, 2017

Press Release: Walk for Change

Walker with sign End Sexual Violence Join the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center for 11th Annual Walk for Change Show up for survivors on Sunday, April 23 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jessica L. Atcheson, media@barcc.org, 617-649-1822 BOSTON, March 27, 2017—The Boston Area Rape Crisis Center’s 11th annual Walk for Change will take place Sunday, April 23, at DCR’s Artesani…

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Bark for BARCC!

Dog wearing Walk for Change T-shirt Cats may rule the internet, but on the streets of Boston, dogs have a special place. That’s why we welcome you to register your pooch to participate in BARCC’s Walk for Change on Sunday, April 23. You’ve gotta register and accompany your four-legged friend, too, though.* Someone needs to hold Fido’s leash, right? The presence…

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Awareness into Action

Celebrating Sexual Assault Awareness Month In recent months, we’ve seen people across the nation join together in opportunities to visibly support one another—to “show up.” Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) this April is an opportunity for all of us to do this for survivors. And BARCC has so many ways for you to show up!…

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Monday, March 13, 2017

Self-Defense and Creative Writing Workshop

IMPACT self-defense class BARCC is proud to partner with the YWCA Cambridge and IMPACT to provide a free self-defense and creative writing workshop for individuals in Cambridge. Sponsored by the Massachusetts Cultural Council and Cambridge Arts, these classes are intended to help people find the strength of their bodies and the power of their words.    At BARCC,…

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Protecting Transgender Students

Transgender Pride Flag You may have seen recent reports about the new federal administration reversing Obama-era guidance on protections for transgender students, including regarding bathroom access. In the following interview, BARCC Executive Director Gina Scaramella breaks down the developments and how they are related to BARCC’s work supporting all survivors of sexual…

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