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.
New report on how the juvenile and criminal justice systems fail LGBTQ youth. For LGBTQ youth, anti-LGBT discrimination affects all aspects of their lives, including experiences at school, in welfare systems, with law enforcement, with the justice system, in confinement facilities, and after release.
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
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
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.
“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
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.
Black queer people make up over 50 percent of all intimate-partner violence cases, yet their pain is often silenced by those who believe both sides are always “equal” in a same-sex relationship.
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…
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
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
Wonderful news. Let's continue to celebrate love and healthy relationships!! #DVAM #SpreadLoveDC
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear cases challenging same-sex marriage bans in five states, thus legalizing same-sex marriage...
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!
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
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
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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!
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.
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
Today's the day! Join us at Madam's Organ Blues Bar tonight for our 7th anniversary happy hour! Hope to see you there!
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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
Heading to DC Office of Victim Services grant awardee presentation meeting - time to talk about #LGBT #healthyrelationships
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.
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…
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
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.
Thank you to all those who came to our monthly meeting - we appreciate your support!
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.
April monthly meeting tonight!
6pm at The DC Center - hope to see you there!
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!!
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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