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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Press Release: Boston Area Rape Crisis Center Receives $100K Award for Investment in the Future

Group of BARCC staffers in front of office building, holding sign that says We were granted 100K from Cummings Foundation Award is part of Cummings Foundation $100K for 100 program Cambridge, May 25, 2017―The Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC) announces today that it has been awarded $100,000 by the Cummings Foundation. The grant was made through Cummings Foundation’s “$100K for 100” program, which supports nonprofits in cities and towns…

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Friday, May 19, 2017

Support All Survivors: March with BARCC at Boston Pride!

BARCC marching in Pride parade with banner that says BARCC with rainbow Acknowledging survivors as whole people is an important part of supporting their healing journey. As a member of the BARCC community, you have demonstrated your support for all survivors in a number of ways. From showing up at the Women’s March for America to participating in legislative advocacy for youth, immigrant, and housing justice, you…

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

How Health “Reform” Will Make Sexual Assault Survivors Sick

This piece is authored by Gina Scaramella, BARCC's executive director. A version of this piece was originally published in the Hill on May 3, 2017. So far, we know that about 24 million Americans stand to lose their health insurance coverage if the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is replaced with the American Health Care Act (AHCA).…

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

You Are a Gift to Your Child

Mother and child with sunset An interview with Shadi Johnston, LMHC This Mother’s Day, we honor all the mothers out there who are survivors of sexual violence. We sat down with Shadi Johnston—our senior clinician and Clinical Intern Program manager, as well as a mother of three herself—to talk about her work with mothers. In your work with survivors, how have…

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Friday, May 05, 2017

Media: Health “Reform” Will Make Sexual Assault Survivors Sick

In an op-ed for the Hill, BARCC Executive Director Gina Scaramella breaks down how the American Health Care Act (ACHA), legislation currently making its way through Washington, would harm survivors of sexual violence.  Excerpt: "We also know that groups of people who experience significant health care disparities, such as lesbian, gay,…

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