Upcoming Volunteer Training Dates & Deadlines

You can help Resilience support survivors and end sexual violence. Find out more about our volunteer opportunities and which one is right for you. 2019 volunteer training dates and application deadlines are now available – click here. Upcoming Volunteer Training...

Do You Feel Prepared to Vote on November 6?

Midterm elections are right around the corner in Illinois, and in addition to electing representatives in the U.S. House, which has the potential to sway control between democratic and republican parties, Illinois voters will also choose a governor, an attorney...

TRAINING: Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education

Resilience (formerly RVA) is once again holding our annual training to help those working for higher education institutions and those involved in the Title IX complaint resolution processes fulfill their training obligations under Illinois law. We are holding our...

Light Up the Lakefront 2018 #DVAM

Support the beginning of Domestic Violence Awareness Month by attending partner Between Friends’ annual event, Light Up the Lakefront. #DVAM Monday, October 1, 7:00 pm North Avenue Beach 1600 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago...

Women of Color Survivor Support Group

This group is open to women of color (cis, trans, and gender non-conforming) who are survivors of sexual violence. This group encourages healing through shared experience, as well as exploration of both individual and systemic trauma at the intersections of race and...

Volunteer Spotlight: Alicia Babich

What do you do with Resilience? I’m a Volunteer Medical Advocate and Mentor to the August 2018 Volunteer Class Pronouns: She, her, hers What do you do outside of volunteering? Outside of volunteering, I get to manage the Sales Training & Development...

Take a look inside our rebrand.

After 44 years as Rape Victim Advocates (RVA), we saw the need for our name and messaging to better reflect our organization’s breadth of services — from our trauma therapy programs, to our work in medical and legal advocacy, to our prevention education. After...

Kathryn Meyer and Lauren Pesa Join Board of Directors

Resilience’s Board of Directors welcomed two new board members in July 2018. Kathryn Meyer is senior director of media & entertainment engagement at the Alzheimer’s Association, where she leads national media relations strategies for the Association to raise...