Welcome to the Rainbow Response Coalition!
Committed to educating communities and breaking the silence around LGBTQ intimate partner violence.


Rainbow Response Awarded D.C. Office of Victims Services Planning Grant

Funds will be used to address Washington, DC domestic violence in the LGBTQ community by developing a healthy relationships campaign 


WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Rainbow Response Coalition has been awarded $50,000 by the District to help address domestic violence in the LGBTQ community. The Mayor’s Office of Victim Services FY 2014 Cultural Capacity and Language Access grant is a six-month planning award; all funds from the award will be used to design a holistic district-wide healthy relationships education and outreach campaign for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) communities – a growing population in the District. 

Read the full press release here: Rainbow Response - CCLA Press Release .

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. 

In November, a report released by the National Institute of Justice found that LGBT teens are at higher risk for dating violence than their heterosexual peers. Read Rainbow Response's Press Release.

Take some time to learn more about how dating violence impacts LGBTQ youth and take a minute to talk to a teen about healthy relationships. 


New Meeting Location

Rainbow Response now hosts its monthly meeting at the DC Center at 14th and U Street, NW.

Please join us for our monthly meeting:

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
at 6pm
 
DC Center 
Conference Room
2000 14th Street, NW 
Suite 105
Washington, DC 20009

Hope to see you there! 

Preliminary Survey Results

Preliminary survey results for Rainbow Response's 2012 self report survey on intimate partner violence are available for Washington D.C.



**If you have questions or would like additional information regarding the fact sheet and survey results please contact Research Committee Chairman Paul Ashton: pashton@rainbowresponse.org  

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