Kevin, a volunteer with BARCC's Survivor Speakers Bureau, poses with a fish near water

Finding My Voice After 25 Years of Shame

This post is written by a survivor who has participated in BARCC’s counseling groups for male survivors. This survivor also volunteers at BARCC as a member of the Survivor Speakers Bureau. Content note: childhood sexual violence. My name is Kevin. I’m 49 years old. I’m married and the father of three children. I’m also a survivor… Read More

Headshot of Ashley Hala, Babson College

Cultivating Connections to Serve Survivors

Community Professionals Training Profile: Ashleigh Hala, Babson College If there’s one word to describe Ashleigh Hala, the inaugural director of Babson College’s Office of Sexual Assault Prevention & Response Services, it’s busy. From advocating for student survivors in school proceedings to planning education campaigns on… Read More

The Next Generation of Leaders against Sexual Violence

If the onslaught of media coverage of sexual assault has you discouraged, we have an antidote. It comes in the form of 10 young people, all members of BARCC's innovative Youth Leadership Corps (YLC). These youth are the next generation of leaders in the movement to end sexual violence. Created in 2015 as part of the Youth Access to Support and Services… Read More

Spotlight on the Survivor Speakers Bureau

I have had the immense pleasure and honor over the past year to work with the fabulous members of the Survivor Speakers’ Bureau (SSB) here at BARCC.  This is a group of 17 dedicated, enthusiastic, and fantastic speakers.  As can be expected, their experiences with sexual violence are as varied as they are.  What is similar between… Read More