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Lori, a volunteer with BARCC's Survivor Speakers Bureau, poses with her three children

Finding Solace in Speaking Out about Her Abuse

The following post shares the experience of Lori, a volunteer with BARCC’s Survivor Speakers Bureau. *Content note: childhood sexual violence. Lori is a loving mother of three,…

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Statement: BARCC Responds to Senate Ways and Means Committee Budget

Statement by Boston Area Rape Crisis Center Executive Director Gina Scaramella on Senate Ways and Means Committee Recommended Funding of Sexual and Domestic Violence Support and Services “We…

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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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