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Friday, June 23, 2017

Statement on U.S. Senate’s Proposed Bill to Repeal and Replace the Affordable Care Act

Yesterday, the United States Senate released the Better Care Reconciliation Act, a proposed bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Gina Scaramella, executive director of the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center, released the following statement in response: “This bill, if passed, would result in serious harm to survivors of sexual violence.…

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Saturday, June 17, 2017

Statement on Mistrial in Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Case

Today, Judge Steven T. O’Neill declared a mistrial in the prosecution of Bill Cosby of charges that he had sexually assaulted former Temple University employee Andrea Constand, after jurors were unable to reach a conclusion. Prosecutors immediately announced that they will retry Cosby. Gina Scaramella, executive director of the Boston Area Rape…

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Friday, June 02, 2017

Missed Opportunities for Prevention: 13 Reasons Why

13 Reasons Why title screen The following post is written by Cassie Luna, BARCC's school and campus outreach coordinator. We’ve been hearing a lot in the schools that we work in—and in national dialogue—about the Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. The show follows the story of a high school student who dies by suicide and leaves behind 13 recordings. The recordings…

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