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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Media: Events Raise Awareness on Sexual Assaults

Boston Neighborhood Network News BARCC Executive Director Gina Scaramella appeared yesterday on Boston Neighborhood Network News, talking about Sexual Assault Awareness Month, dress codes, BARCC services, our annual Walk for Change, and more! Excerpt: "That's one of the things that's so important about having a robust rape crisis center that we have here in Boston,…

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

How Your Participation in the Walk for Change Helps Survivors

Hundreds of walkers at the Walk for Change Here’s what survivors say about BARCC: “After my boyfriend assaulted me I had nowhere to go. I have three kids—and who could take us in? BARCC’s case manager found a place in a shelter that could take us all. They also gave me a hopeline phone so now I can call for help.” “I called BARCC one day, and I asked them…

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Op-Ed: 3 Ways You Can Help End Sexual Assault

In her latest op-ed for WGBH News, BARCC Executive Director Gina Scaramella reflects on Sexual Assault Awareness Month in today's cultural climate and outlines three ways you can take action to end sexual violence and support survivors.  Excerpt: "But we can still do better. This April, in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness month, commit to…

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Thursday, April 06, 2017

BARCC’s Walk for Change: Kids Are Invited!

Kids and adults at the Walk for Change How to Talk to Them about Why You're Walking We encourage “whole family” participation (including your canine companions!) in the annual Walk for Change. Although the topic—ending sexual violence—is serious, our event is fun and festive. We want every member of the family, from infants to older teens, to feel comfortable…

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Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Show Your Support by Showing Up!

Walk for Change participants and balloons There's nothing political in pointing out that people in leadership positions—government officials, college administrators, military leaders, company executives, and others—throughout the United States are not taking sexual violence seriously. Now, more than ever, survivors of sexual assault need to hear that we’ve got their back.…

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