Rainbow Response Coalition

Rainbow Response Coalition The Rainbow Response Coalition is committed to breaking the silence and educating around partner violence in the LGBTQ communities. As a proud member of the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs (www.ncavp.org), The Rainbow Response Coalition is working to break the silence and educate around intimate partner violence in the LGBTQ communities and advocating for resources for survivors.

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National Center for Victims of Crime have launched a DC Victims Hotline to provide around the clock referrals - if you n...
03/26/2016

National Center for Victims of Crime have launched a DC Victims Hotline to provide around the clock referrals - if you need help call 1-844-443-5732

10/20/2015
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We're getting excited for #PurpleThursday and our Show Me Love Townhall this Thursday, October 22nd! Make sure to join us for dynamic discussion, remarks from D.C.'s Attorney General Karl Racine and a performance from SongRise! Click the link and RSVP for more details! http://bit.ly/RRCTownhall

10/14/2015
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Join us tonight for Show Me Love. A conversation about healthy relationships and more at the DC Center. http://bit.ly/ShowMeLoveDC #SpreadLoveDC #DVAM

We're at #WoollySalad and tabling with our friends in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month! Meet us near concessio...
10/03/2015

We're at #WoollySalad and tabling with our friends in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month! Meet us near concessions and share what #healthylove means to you! #HealthyLove #SpreadLoveDC

Please join Rainbow Response on July 8th  from 6-8pm for our very first Healthy Relationships Workshop at The DC Center.
07/01/2015

Please join Rainbow Response on July 8th from 6-8pm for our very first Healthy Relationships Workshop at The DC Center.

“Today’s ruling is a significant one, because it means that safety is no longer dependent on your zip code for gay and l...
06/26/2015

“Today’s ruling is a significant one, because it means that safety is no longer dependent on your zip code for gay and lesbian survivors." - Kim Gandy, President National Network to End Domestic Violence

“Today’s ruling is a significant one, because it means that safety is no longer dependent on your zip code for gay and lesbian survivors." -Kim Gandy

Read our full statement: http://nnedv.org/news/4494-marriage-equality-means-safety-for-all.html

05/24/2015

Rainbow Response Coalition was the featured non-profit at the 2015 annual Brown Sugah Bash (BSB) backyard BBQ yesterday. Thank you to the amazing BSB committee and all BSB attendees for creating a space with 500+ LGBTQ women of color. Rainbow Response was excited to have the opportunity to bring our message of healthy relationships and the characteristics of abusive relationships to our community. We are grateful for your support and for all that you do in the community.

Check out our latest article in Swerv Magazine!
02/03/2015
Love Should Not Hurt

Check out our latest article in Swerv Magazine!

Love Should Not Hurt LOVE SHOULD NOT HURT By June Crenshaw and Paul Ashton of Rainbow Response Coalition James didn’t think he was in an abusive relationship. He knew that he and Malcolm argued a lot. He knew that Malcolm shoved him when their arguments got too heated and he knew that sometimes he a…

12/22/2014

Our mission is to play a crucial role in improving the health, well-being, happiness and safety of all LGBTQ folks and their families. Warmest Wishes for a wonderful holiday season and a joyous Happy New Year, from Rainbow Response Coalition.

New York City Anti-Violence Project
10/15/2014

New York City Anti-Violence Project

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and the need for LGBTQ and HIV-specific intimate partner violence (IPV) programs has never been greater. NCAVP’s 2013 IPV report - released today - documents an overall increase in IPV incidents in the U.S. as well as 21 IPV homicides, the highest ever recorded. Find out more: http://bit.ly/LGBTQipv

It's #DVAM - learn more about what you can do to help spread awareness this month. #SpreadLoveDC
10/06/2014
Domestic Violence Awareness Month Resources

It's #DVAM - learn more about what you can do to help spread awareness this month. #SpreadLoveDC

Every October, Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) is observed to bring to light an issue that effects our community in a staggereing way. DVAM is an opportunity for domestic violence organizations to connect with the community through meaningful outreach and awareness raising events.

Help spread awareness!
10/02/2014

Help spread awareness!

Share this image in support of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Let everyone know October will be painted purple in support of ending domestic violence. #VoicesHavePower

10/01/2014

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (#DVAM)! Take some time to learn more about healthy relationships, resources and what you can do to advocate. Visit wwww.spreadlovedc.org to see the full calendar of events and ways for you to take action this October! Help #SpreadLoveDC

Rainbow Response Coalition's cover photo
09/30/2014

Rainbow Response Coalition's cover photo

Rainbow Response Coalition
09/30/2014

Rainbow Response Coalition

06/24/2014

Excited to have our 3rd steering committee meeting tonight! Working on an #LGBTQ heathy relationships education and outreach campaign!

Thanks to our community partners who came out celebrate with Rainbow Response this weekend at the Capital Pride Festival...
06/09/2014

Thanks to our community partners who came out celebrate with Rainbow Response this weekend at the Capital Pride Festival!

Survivors and Advocates for Empowerment (SAFE), Inc., DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence, DASH - District Alliance for Safe Housing, & Ayuda

DC SAFE staff had a blast tabling for Rainbow Response Coalition at the Capital Pride Festival this weekend!

DC SAFE is proud to offer comprehensive services to all survivors of intimate partner violence.

#CapitalPride

05/09/2014

Thank you to all the people who came out to celebrate with us tonight! Your support means the world! Let's keep working to end #LGBT #domesticviolence

Rainbow Response Coalition's cover photo
04/29/2014

Rainbow Response Coalition's cover photo

04/23/2014

Great meeting today! Excited to be a part of all the wonderful work happening on behalf of #DC communities funded by DC Office of Victim Services

04/23/2014

Heading to DC Office of Victim Services grant awardee presentation meeting - time to talk about #LGBT #healthyrelationships

04/23/2014

Excited to be presenting at DC Office of Victim Services about our planning grant and #LGBT health relationships and outreach campaign today!

This is not okay, the #LGBT community is a part of #DC and should have representation in the City Fund grant awards.
04/22/2014
LGBT Organizations Left Out of $15mil City Fund Grant — Tagg Magazine

This is not okay, the #LGBT community is a part of #DC and should have representation in the City Fund grant awards.

Yesterday, The DC Center for the LGBT Community, the Center for Black Equity, Casa Ruby, SMYAL, Us Helping Us, HIPS, and the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) expressed their deep disappointment that not a single local LGBT organization received funding under the City Fund, a $15 million fund proposed by…

04/16/2014
CCLA Grant - Press Release.pdf - Google Drive

Many thanks to our supporters in the grant application process - SMYAL, Whitman-Walker Health, GLOV - DC's LGBT Anti-Violence Task Force, DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence, My Sister's Place, Inc., House of Ruth

04/16/2014
CCLA Grant - Press Release.pdf - Google Drive

Rainbow Response is excited to announce that we were awarded the DC Office of Victim Services 2014 Cultural Capacity and Language Access planning grant!! All grant funds will be used to design a holistic #LGBTQ healthy relationships campaign for the District. To learn more about our efforts read the press release.

04/10/2014

Thank you to all those who came to our monthly meeting - we appreciate your support!

04/09/2014

It's almost time for our monthly meeting at The DC Center - if you're free stop by at 6pm and learn a little more about Rainbow Response and what you can do to help support our work.

04/09/2014

April monthly meeting tonight!
6pm at The DC Center - hope to see you there!

04/09/2014

We have some VERY exciting news to share with the community--join us tonight at The DC Center at 6pm to learn more. Stay tuned for details!

Come out support our community partner GLOV tonight!!
04/08/2014

Come out support our community partner GLOV tonight!!

This is just some of what we'll celebrate when we honor Hassan Naveed and Matthew Corso at GLOV's Happy Hour reception, April 8 at MOVA Lounge.

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2000 14th St NW
Washington D.C., DC
20009

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Please join us for our monthly meetings: Second Wednesday of the month at 6pm DC Center Conference Room 2000 14th Street, NW Suite 105 Washington, DC 20009 Hope to see you there!

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