News & Announcements

Sneak Peek: Sing Out! 2016 Teaser Trailer

May 4, 2016

Catch a glimpse of the excitement and inspiration that await at Sing Out! 2016. On June 9, community members from across the region and representing a cross-section of our community will lend their voices to the Sing Out! Chorale. At Sing Out!, the Chorale offers an outstanding and uplifting performance that raises awareness, inspires change...continue

Kirsti Mouncey Recipient of National Sexual Violence Resource Center’s Visionary Voice Award

April 29, 2016

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center (CRCC) and the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence (OAESV) are pleased to announce that Kirsti Mouncey, Chief Program Officer at CRCC, is the recipient of the 2016 Visionary Voice Award for Ohio. The National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) offers the Visionary Voice Award, in conjunction with Sexual Assault Awareness...continue

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center to Honor Jones Day’s Heather Lennox Krause at Sing Out! at Severance Hall on June 9

April 21, 2016

Cleveland, OH – Cleveland Rape Crisis Center is pleased to announce that its 2016 Sing Out! for Cleveland Rape Crisis Center, presented by University Hospitals (Sing Out!), will honor Heather Lennox Krause, Partner-in-Charge at Jones Day, Cleveland, for her leadership in advancing the mission of the Center. Sing Out! is a long-standing one-night-only community music...continue

CRCC Kicks Off Sexual Assault Awareness Month With Launch of Text/Chat Crisis and Support Hotline Service, Public Events to Raise Awareness About Rape and Sexual Abuse in Our Community

April 1, 2016

CLEVELAND, OH – Cleveland Rape Crisis Center today kicks off Sexual Assault Awareness Month by launching two new ways for survivors of rape and sexual abuse to access help and support: by texting 216-619-6192 or by online chat at These services complement the Center’s Crisis and Support Hotline (216-619-6192) which it has operated since...continue

I Will Find You Book Launch on April 14

March 28, 2016

Please Join Us! I Will Find You Book Launch Thursday, April 14, at 4:30 p.m. The City Club of Cleveland In 1984, Joanna Connors was thirty years old and a reporter for The Plain Dealer when she was raped at knifepoint by a stranger. Twenty years later, she went in search of the story of...continue

Survivor Stories: Sara

March 2, 2016

Friend of a Survivor (Carson) Sara and Carson have been friends since before high school, but the first year they went to college, things changed. Sara lived away from home for the first time. Carson attended a different university. The distance made it more difficult for them to maintain a friendship. They had to rely...continue

Survivor Stories: Carson

March 2, 2016

Child Sexual Abuse Survivor   She was frozen when her friend made her get off the bus. Panic-stricken. She couldn’t sleep. She could barely leave her room because her panic attacks were so severe. Carson didn’t know what to do. Her best friend, Sara, didn’t really know either, but she had heard of Cleveland Rape...continue

Register Now for Girls Kick Butt Empowerment Day on April 16

March 1, 2016

Girls Kick Butt II! The Next Generation An empowerment day for girls 10-18 Saturday, April 16, 2016 – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Girls Kick Butt II! The Next Generation is a fun-filled day for girls 10-18 and their parent or supportive adult focused on inspiration, support and empowerment. Self-esteem building activities like interactive conversations,...continue

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