My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, Inc AKA RAINN, Washington, DC, USA
I encountered discrimination and was told I wasn't eligible to participate with the online hotline service provided by RAINN. It wasn't because I had over 20+ years in the social work/nursing field, it was because I admitted to being a survivor and found helping out in the field very healing. I was told that "we do not recommend volunteering on the Online Hotline as a healing or therapeutic activity so the Online Hotline would not be a good fit for you right now."
So now when one admits and is honest about their sexual abuse, it is cause for omission and be ostracized. I wasn't contacted for further clarification regarding their concern, just simply told no.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
I joined and participated in the e-crew, spreading information on Facebook
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Have the contact people employ more sensitivity and patience when dealing with the public.