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
2000 14th Street, NW
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: email@example.com
RRC News at a glance
Love is Patient, Love is Kind
In honor of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, Rainbow Response Board Member Paul Ashton took to his blog to stress the importance of learning about healthy relationships, partner violence and ...
Posted Feb 16, 2013, 7:04 AM by Rainbow Response Administrator
Rainbow Response in The New York Times
Check out RRC's New York Times debut in an article about DC's Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit! Featuring words of support from Chairwoman extraordinaire June Crenshaw and a ...
Posted Jan 7, 2013, 5:43 PM by Rainbow Response Administrator
Rainbow Response in the classroom!
The Board of Directors is excited to announce that the Rainbow Response Coalition will be featured in the soon-to-be released textbook, The Social Dynamics of Family Violence by ...
Posted Feb 25, 2012, 3:45 PM by Rainbow Response Administrator