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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...

Moving Through Sexual Trauma

While sexual trauma can significantly impact one's relationship to the body, therapeutic movement practices can offer pathways towards restoration and healing. Join Resilience trainers for an experiential exploration of trauma-informed approaches to yoga, breath-work,...

Sheltering in an Unsafe Place

Since the city was ordered to shelter in place, rape crisis and domestic violence centers have seen an influx of calls for support. This workshop will guide participants through several scenarios to help them understand how the trauma response shows up in the virtual...

Dinner Table Dialogues – Kickoff Meeting

We’re so excited to introduce a new initiative with you - Dinner Table Dialogues, founded by Jean Cozier, a major Resilience donor and founder of Awakenings, a non-profit dedicated to making visible the artistic endeavors of survivors of sexual violence. Dinner Table...

A Grounding Space: Aligning With Inner Peace

Have you been feeling unsettled recently? Us too. Resilience invites you to an hourlong virtual gathering focused on self-care practice. We aim to create a trauma-informed, re-centering space for our community members, survivors of violence and their loved ones. Join...

Women’s Support Group

This virtual support group is for female survivors of sexual violence and will be facilitated by Renee Miranda-Beristain LCPC and Erin MacIntyre. Click here to download the flier. SCHEDULE Mondays from 5:30 - 7:00 pm (CT) February 8 - March 22 CONTACT Space is...

Queer Survivor Support Group

This virtual support group is for queer survivors of sexual assault.  All genders are welcome.  18+. Click here to download the flier. SCHEDULE Mondays from 5:30 - 7:00 pm (CT) February 22 - April 26 CONTACT Space is limited.  Please contact Rachel Mintz at...

Drop-In Support Group for SANE Nurses

Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners continue to care for survivors of sexual assault while also battling the COVID-19 public health crisis on the front lines. Beginning January 11, 2021, the Resilience trauma therapy team will be facilitating a space for SANE nurses to...