What You Can Do to Support Survivors

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.… Read More

Upcoming Community Events: Healing and Action

“What can I do?” “How can I help?” These are two questions BARCC has been hearing over and over throughout this election cycle. We’ve been inspired and moved by the outpouring of support—and also reminded that the need for services like ours is greater than ever. As more and more survivors and their significant others… Read More

Be Hope: A Call to Action

Dear BARCC community, Yesterday was a day of caring for each other among our staff, volunteers, and board. Today, we want to offer you, as part of our bigger family, some of the same. We want to let you know that we remain here, with you, stronger than ever in our resolve to end sexual violence. And we want to share one thing you can do to take action.… Read More

Media: MBTA launches new anti-sexual harassment campaign

The Boston Globe covered the recent launch of our joint campaign with the MBTA, the T Police, and the Boston Center for Independent Living. Excerpt: "The MBTA has launched a new anti-sexual harassment campaign to encourage victims and bystanders to report incidents. . . . The campaign was created by MASS Collaboration, a partnership between the… Read More

BARCC, MBTA, and Partners Launch New Anti-Sexual Harassment Campaign

For Immediate Release MBTA: MassDOT Press Office: 857-368-8500 Boston Area Rape Crisis Center: Jessica Atcheson, media@barcc.org, 617-649- 1288 Boston Center for Independent Living: Karen Schneiderman, kschneiderman@bostoncil.org, 617-338- 6665 Boston, Mass.—The MBTA, as part of a coalition of organizations, today launched a new information… Read More

2016 Gala Survivor Speaker

2016 Champions for Change Gala & Auction Most Successful Yet

More than 620 BARCC supporters, volunteers, and staff gathered this past Friday for our annual Champions for Change Gala & Auction. In addition to a rousing live auction, the evening featured a moving speaking program to celebrate young survivors and the power we all have to end sexual violence. The event was BARCC’s most successful to date,… Read More