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Friday, March 31, 2017

Fostering a Sanctuary for Immigrant Survivors of Sexual Violence

Immigrants and Refugees Welcome sign The following article was written by Gina Scaramella, BARCC's executive director. As heated and often harrowing media stories of immigration and the challenges facing immigrants continue, we see related effects on the survivors seeking help from BARCC. In this social and political climate, BARCC works to provide a sanctuary for immigrant survivors.…

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Press Release: April Is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Engaging New Voices. Use your voice to change the culture. #SAAM The Boston Area Rape Crisis Center will hold events and be available to local media Boston, March 30, 2017—April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), and organizations around the country will engage in extra efforts to raise public awareness about sexual violence and how to prevent it. This year’s theme is engaging new voices in the…

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Monday, March 27, 2017

Press Release: Walk for Change

Walker with sign End Sexual Violence Join the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center for 11th Annual Walk for Change Show up for survivors on Sunday, April 23 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jessica L. Atcheson, media@barcc.org, 617-649-1822 BOSTON, March 27, 2017—The Boston Area Rape Crisis Center’s 11th annual Walk for Change will take place Sunday, April 23, at DCR’s Artesani…

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Bark for BARCC!

Dog wearing Walk for Change T-shirt Cats may rule the internet, but on the streets of Boston, dogs have a special place. That’s why we welcome you to register your pooch to participate in BARCC’s Walk for Change on Sunday, April 23. You’ve gotta register and accompany your four-legged friend, too, though.* Someone needs to hold Fido’s leash, right? The presence…

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Awareness into Action

Celebrating Sexual Assault Awareness Month In recent months, we’ve seen people across the nation join together in opportunities to visibly support one another—to “show up.” Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) this April is an opportunity for all of us to do this for survivors. And BARCC has so many ways for you to show up!…

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