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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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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Take Action to Protect Title IX

Dear Betsy campaign Today, BARCC is joining a national day of action, part of the #DearBetsy campaign spearheaded by End Rape on Campus (EROC) and supported by Futures Without Violence (FWV) and many others, to ensure that Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos prioritizes Title IX.  As Patty McNamara, BARCC's staff attorney, explains, "Title…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

A Message to Survivors on Valentine’s Day

This Valentine's Day—and every day—we have some special messages for survivors. Share this video on Facebook and Twitter so show you support survivors! And then take the next step to show up for survivors by registering for the Annual BARCC Walk for Change: barccwalk.org/2017. 

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