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Wednesday, January 04, 2017

A Caring Voice on the Hotline

A Caring Voice on the Hotline image Volunteer Spotlight: Jess Nissenbaum, Hotline Counselor Whenever someone calls BARCC’s 24-7 hotline, there’s a voice waiting on the other end of the line. Whether you’re a survivor, family member, friend, or provider, our highly trained and supervised volunteer rape crisis counselors and staff are ready to listen, to support, to help…

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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Exploring Your Legal Options

The following post was written by our team of legal advocates. Last month, the Boston Globe ran “Assault Survivor Wants to Turn Detective,” an Ask Amy column in which the advice author addressed a question from a survivor of sexual assault who was considering investigating and reporting the man who assaulted her when she was in high school.…

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Marching for America in Boston and Beyond

Marching for America in Boston and Beyond image On January 21, the Women’s March will unite communities across our nation to rise up against hate, intolerance, and acts of violence affecting so many people. Survivors of sexual violence have been a specific target and especially affected. The words we live by here at BARCC—dedicated to healing, advocating for change—feel more potent…

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Monday, December 19, 2016

Ready to Design the Next Walk for Change T-Shirt?

Ready to Design the Next Walk for Change T-Shirt? image Starting Monday, the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center is now accepting submissions for T-shirt designs for the annual Walk for Change to End Sexual Violence. Show off your creativity—your design could be chosen as the official Walk for Change T-shirt worn by over 1,500 participants this April! Submission timeline Contest opens: Monday, December…

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Monday, November 28, 2016

What You Can Do to Support Survivors

What You Can Do to Support Survivors image Sexual violence is in the national dialogue in a way that it never has been before. And the holiday season, which can be a stressful and difficult time for many survivors, is here. In addition to an increase in requests for services over the past year, BARCC has recently seen an influx of people reaching out to us with offers to volunteer and donate.…

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