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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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Monday, May 01, 2017

Cultivating Connections to Serve Survivors

Headshot of Ashleigh Hala, Babson College 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 campus,…

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Friday, April 28, 2017

Media: Shedding New Light on Sex Assault Epidemic

Screenshot of Gina Scaramella appearance on NECN The Take with Sue O'Connell BARCC Executive Director Gina Scaramella appeared on NECN's The Take with Sue O'Connell on April 27, discussing recent high-profile cases of sexual harassment, Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the BARCC Walk for Change, and more!  Excerpt: "I think what we've seen, especially in some of the recent cases, is just how…

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