News & Announcements

Now Hiring: Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

January 21 2022

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center seeks strategic, flexible, financially focused candidates to apply for the open Chief Financial Officer position. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for the overall financial management of the organization and implementing strategies that continue to improve the financial health of Cleveland Rape Crisis Center. The CFO reports to and works...continue

CRCC’s Work in Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 14 2022

The start of the New Year is a time for looking towards the future with a sense of promise for what’s to come, but it also offers the opportunity to reflect on our past. As we approach Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Dr. King’s life and work serve as a continuing reminder of...continue

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center Awarded Over $3.4M in Human Trafficking Grant Funding

January 06 2022

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center (CRCC) has been awarded over $3.4M in grant funding to expand services and programming to those experiencing human trafficking.  “Young people, people of color and those who identify as LGTBQ are especially vulnerable to being trafficked in our community.” said Cleveland Rape Crisis Center President & CEO Sondra Miller.  “This funding...continue

Response to Cleveland Police Detective Dereliction of Duty

November 11, 2021

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center Issues Response to Cleveland Police Detective Dereliction of Duty Ignored DNA match in rape case Today, Cleveland Rape Crisis Center (CRCC) issued the following statement in response to a Cleveland police detective facing two misdemeanor charges that accuse him of lying to prosecutors during a 2019 rape investigation and failing to...continue

Melissa Winfield Named Chief People & Culture Officer

September 23, 2021

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center (CRCC) has named Melissa Winfield as Chief People & Culture Officer. Ms. Winfield will lead diversity, equity and inclusion efforts and develop the strategy and execution of attracting, retaining, engaging, motivating and developing talent. Melissa comes to CRCC with a wealth of nonprofit leadership experience having served for the last decade...continue

Urgent Call to Action: Contact Senator Cirino and Senator Dolan

June 3, 2021

Dear Friend: This is urgent. Will you use your voice in support of survivors today? Over the past few years, Cleveland Rape Crisis Center has experienced significant funding cuts. Tomorrow morning, the Senate Finance Committee will meet to determine their recommendations for the state budget for the next two years. We’re calling on residents of...continue

Updated Health and Safety Guidelines

June 3, 2022

If you or a loved one have experienced rape or sexual abuse, no matter how long ago, Cleveland Rape Crisis Center is here for you during COVID-19. Español abajo. Options for Accessing Services Cleveland Rape Crisis Center’s counseling, advocacy, and case management services are available remotely via telehealth and teleservices, as well as in person....continue

A response from Sondra Miller to the question, “Is intoxication a detail we should report in rape cases?”

April 14 2021

Earlier this week, Chris Quinn, editor of, wrote an op-ed titled, “Is intoxication a detail we should report in rape cases?” The answer is no. And Cleveland Rape Crisis Center stands behind the sentiments of the rape survivor who raised this question. She has already articulated that the decision to report that two women...continue

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