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Op-Ed: Will Beacon Hill Put Its Money Where Its Mouth Is?

BARCC Executive Director Gina Scaramella wrote an op-ed recently for WGBH News to encourage the Massachusetts House of Representatives and Governor Charlie Baker to approve an increase to funding for…

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Historic Highlights: Media Coverage of Sexual Assault Reflects a Changing Culture

If you think the media does a poor job covering sexual violence today, check out how it was done 45 years ago, when BARCC was founded. Few media outlets wrote about sexual assault and when they did,…

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Purple speech bubble with white text: Sharing Your Story How to Think Through Your Options, with purple text: A guide for survivors of sexual violence

Sharing Your Story

A resource for survivors considering publicly sharing about their experience, drawn from what BARCC has learned from the survivors we work with. Sharing your story is up to you, and you deserve to make…

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