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Cleveland Rape Crisis Center to Welcome Rena Romano as Keynote Speaker for Faces of Change Luncheon

January 24, 2019

On Wednesday, April 17, 2019, Rena Romano will share her story of survivorship in a keynote speech for Cleveland Rape Crisis Center’s Faces of Change Luncheon from 12:00-1:30 p.m. at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown, 100 Lakeside Ave. E., Cleveland, OH 44114.  Click here to purchase tickets. Rena Romano is an author, keynote speaker and certified...continue

Survivors of Color: We Stand with You.

January 16, 2019

Earlier this month, Lifetime channel aired a six-part docuseries, Surviving R. Kelly, detailing a decades-long history of sexual assault and abuse allegations against R&B singer R. Kelly.  I applaud the survivors and family members who courageously spoke out and said, “We have had enough, and we will not stay silent.” The docuseries is challenging to...continue

Support Prevention Education

November 29, 2018

  Prevention is Possible So far this year, over 9,000 K-12 students have received vital rape prevention programming from Cleveland Rape Crisis Center.  Through classroom education and after-school programs like Girls in Motion, Youth 360, and Las Chicas Pueden, youth learn healthy relationship skills, resiliency, and how to be a catalyst for change.  ...continue

White Ribbon Day 2018

November 12, 2018

White Ribbon Day is Friday, November 16, 2018 The 8th Annual White Ribbon Day in Greater Cleveland is sponsored by Cleveland Rape Crisis Center, Cuyahoga County,  Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center, Healthy Fathering Collaborative, Passages, and YWCA Greater Cleveland.   What is the White Ribbon Campaign? “The White Ribbon Campaign (WRC) is the largest effort in the world of men...continue

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center to Expand Services for Survivors of Rape and Sexual Abuse in Northeast Ohio

October 29, 2018

Expanded services made possible by grant through Ohio Attorney General’s Office Cleveland Rape Crisis Center is pleased to announce that it will expand its services for survivors of rape and sexual abuse, thanks to funding through the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) program administered by the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, Crime Victim Services Division.  The...continue

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

October 10, 2018

Hogar Consuelo Heritage Month Mask Project Did you know that September 15 – October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month?  Many survivors find strength in their community, cultural identity, and heritage.  In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Cleveland Rape Crisis Center’s Hogar Consuelo team created masks that represent pride in their own traditions and cultures....continue

Dear Survivors

October 8, 2018

Dear Survivors: The last few weeks have been painful.  The news.  The social media posts. The politicians who had a lot to say about sexual assault, but were not interested in listening. I am sorry for every moment when you felt like your story was challenged, your truth questioned or your experience ridiculed.  We know...continue

4 Things You Can Do for Campus Safety Awareness Month

September 12, 2018

Did you know that September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month? Whether you are a student, parent, or a community member looking to make a difference, here are four ways you can help support college students this fall. 1. Help spread the word about resources for survivors on campus Cleveland Rape Crisis Center provides services...continue

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