BARCC's Walk for Change 2010 short video. Check out the amazing energy of the over 1,400 walkers that come together to support survivors, their communities and to help end sexual violence. Come walk with us, we can make change.
An inspirational video capturing the moving emotion of the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center's Walk for Change. Video created by Summer Wind Wedding Films
Boston Area Rape Crisis Center - Walk for Change Video PSA Created by: Nick Dua (http://www.NiccoRaphael.com) Music by: "Brazilian Rhythm" by Sunsearcher (http://www.jamendo.com/en/artist/Sunsearcher)
Presenter: Dave Rini, Esq., PREA Project Coordinator, Boston Area Rape Crisis Center Join the Department of Public Health and the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center, with support from Jane Doe Inc., for an in-depth overview of the Prison Rape Elimination Act and the role of rape crisis centers in its implementation. You will learn from Dave Rini, coordinator of BARCC’s PREA project, about the mandates of the law, how it applies to correctional agencies, and ways that rape crisis centers can provide services and support for incarcerated survivors. Key topics: *An overview of the correctional system in Massachusetts and the demographics of the incarcerated population *The issue of sexual assault in custodial settings *The basics of how PREA functions and what it requires of correctional agencies *Where rape crisis centers fit into the implementation of the law Resource links referenced: *Full Bureau of Justice Statistics roadmap of the criminal justice system: https://www.bjs.gov/content/justsys.cfm *Sexual Victimization in prisons and jails, as reported by inmates 2011-2012 study: https://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/svpjri1112.pdf *"The Girl's Story," report by Georgetown School of Law and Ms. Magazine: http://rights4girls.org/wp-content/uploads/r4g/2015/02/2015_COP_sexual-abuse_layout_web-1.pdf *Just Detention International: https://justdetention.org/ *National PREA Resource Center: https://www.prearesourcecenter.org/ *Massachusetts regulations for prisons and jails: http://www.mass.gov/courts/case-legal-res/law-lib/laws-by-source/cmr/100-199cmr/103cmr.html
This video describes the services that survivors, their friends and families, can receive from a BARCC medical advocate in an emergency room after they have been assaulted.
This video describes the experiences of survivors, their families and friends, who have used counseling services at BARCC.
BARCC's Walk for Change 2010 short video. Check out the amazing energy of the over 1,400 walkers that come together to support survivors and end sexual violence. Come walk with us, we can make change.
A collection of messages from BARCC supporters, community members, and staff to all the survivors out there. Need support? 24-7 hotline: 800-841-8371. [Video: Fast-forwarded video of person writing supportive messages in booklet entitled "Messages to Survivors" with colored-in BARCC sprout logo on front cover. Messages include the following: "I believe you." "Never let anyone tell you there is a right or wrong way to be a survivor." "You are not what happened to you." "I believe you." "Your voice is valuable." "I hope you find peace, and thank you for being so strong." "I see you. I hear you. I believe you. I stand with you. I wish you peace and thank you for your courage." "I believe you." "The best day is when everything goes wrong and you feel like giving up, but you don't give up and you wake up the next day and keep going." "You are loved. Know that there is always someone who cares." "We're here 24-7. We believe you. We won't give up on you." "You deserve to feel better, to feel happy, to feel whole. BARCC is here for you."]
This video describes the experiences of survivors, their families and friends, who have called the BARCC hotline.