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Interview with Emma Gonzalez

This year, we’re continuing to celebrate the people who make #OurResilience possible and telling the stories of some of our incredible clients, staff, volunteers, and supporters. It is more important now than ever to embrace and celebrate what connects us: our...

Research Study Opportunity

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee is currently looking for volunteers to participate in a research study focused on women's experiences discussing sexual assault with nurses. If interested, please contact Ashley Ruiz at 414-630-7298 or ruizam@uwm.edu.

Resilience in the Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Tribune recently posted an article entitled, "Date rapes are hard to investigate and prosecute. A new Illinois bill would more clearly define consent in these cases."  This article featured Resilience directors Sarah Layden and Mariá Balata, experts in...

Queer Survivor Support Group

This virtual support group is for queer survivors of sexual assault of all genders. Ages 18+. Participants will have the opportunity to share, grow, learn, and heal in relationship with one another.  SCHEDULE Mondays, July 26 - October 4 (excluding Labor Day) 5:30 pm...

Women of Color Support Group

This is a closed 8-week virtual support group that will be a space for survivors of sexual violence who self-identify as women of color to learn healthy coping skills to be able to navigate through the effects of trauma, and how intersectionality and culture may make...

Interview with Tom Andreesen

This year, we’re continuing to celebrate the people who make #OurResilience possible and telling the stories of some of our incredible clients, staff, volunteers, and supporters. It is more important now than ever to embrace and celebrate what connects us: our...

Free Attorney Consultation with Legal Aid Chicago

Resilience has partnered with Legal Aid Chicago, Chicago’s largest provider of free, comprehensive civil legal aid, in an effort to assure survivors have access to civil attorneys who can provide support on legal matters that have arisen from sexual assault. A Virtual...

Women’s Support Group

This virtual support group is for women survivors ages 18+.  We welcome all cis, non-binary, and women survivors to join us in this group space to process your experiences with sexual violence on romantic relationships and intimacy.  Survivors will have the...

Open Art Studio Care Space

Take care of yourself and connect with others during Sexual Assault Awareness Month by dropping-in to an Open Art Studio Care Space. This 3-week virtual series is open to adult survivors of sexual violence and allies 18+, all genders welcome. Bring your creative...

Interview with Kate Lawler

Kate Lawler is the Director of the Pathways Program at Swedish Hospital now part of NorthShore. The Pathways Program was developed to strengthen the hospital’s ability to identify and assist patients who are survivors of interpersonal violence. Pathways has served...

Celebrating Resilience Speaker Series 2

Join us for a special and thought-provoking conversation with survivor, activist, advocate, lobbyist, nurse, and mother Brenda Tracy during our second Celebrating Resilience Speaker Series event. Brenda travels the country speaking to university students, athletes and...

Virtual 40-Hour Confidential Advisor Training

This training will examine sexual assault's impact on students and equips Confidential Advisors with legal and medical options for students in a trauma-informed context. Click here to download the flier. SCHEDULE June 7, 8, 10, 14, 15 & 17 9:00 am - 5:00 pm...

Interview with Kyra Jones

Kyra Jones is a former Resilience volunteer, filmmaker, artist, advocate and educator. She is currently the Assistant Director of Sexual Violence Response Services and Advocacy at Northwestern University. Resilience spoke with Kyra about her career in sexual violence...

Visual Journaling Art Therapy Group

Connect with other survivors of sexual violence while using visual journaling as a reflective process to explore concepts, ideas, and thoughts in order to deepen personal meaning. Open to adult survivors, all genders welcome. Click here to download the flier. SCHEDULE...