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Monday, January 30, 2017

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…

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

Protecting Your Privacy While Walking for Change

Every year, our annual Walk for Change is an inspiring day of community, awareness, healing, and hope. Survivors, friends, family members, activists, and others who share BARCC’s mission come together to send a message: we are dedicated to ending sexual violence through healing and social change. Many survivors take part in this event and find…

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Media: Activist Training Gets Bostonians Involved in Fighting Islamophobia

The Metro Boston reported today on a series of workshops being hosted by the Boston chapter of Jewish Voice for Peace, including one focused on bystander intervention to be conducted by BARCC. The Metro spoke with Steph Trilling, director of BARCC's Community Awareness and Prevention Services, about the training.  Excerpt: "On Wednesday, the…

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Friday, January 20, 2017

Media: Meet the People Behind the Boston Women’s March

The Boston Globe profiled several people behind the planning of the Boston Women's March for America, including our own Shelley Yen-Ewert, BARCC's director of organizational development and learning. Shelley worked with other organizers to help make the historic even more accessible to people with disabilities.  Excerpt: "At BARCC [the…

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

BARCC Bandanas for Sale

White bandana sample Are you joining us at the Boston Women's March for America? Want to wear your BARCC pride? We're selling limited-edition BARCC bandanas for the occasion, generously created by local designer Cathy Sherwood of Pleased Made especially for BARCC!  We have a limited quantity printed in high-quality custom colored cotton using…

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