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Celebrating Resilience Speaker Series

We are pleased to introduce our new Celebrating Resilience Speaker Series where inspiring and influential community figures share their insights on important topics. In our inaugural event, we invite you to join Resilience Board member Dr. Crystal Clark for a...

PSVHE Training

Resilience is conducting a training for Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education.  This training will provide an in-depth look at identifying and understanding sexual and intimate partner violence, stalking, and domestic violence.  Participants will explore the...

Lean On Me

Join us November 19th to discuss what support can and should look like in your relationships and community. This course will cover the beginning foundations of defining healthy relationships, practices of support and healing justice. This event will be virtual with a...

Interview with Victoria Herrera

Meet Victoria Herrera, one of Resilience's Art Therapists in the Trauma Therapy Department. Continue to read our interview with Victoria. When did you start working at Resilience? When did you first start working with survivors? I started working at Resilience a...

Understanding the Neurobiology of Trauma Training

Join us for a virtual training for Understanding the Neurobiology of Trauma: Implications for Service Providers, presented by Dr. LaShanda Nalls and Mariá Balata. This training will be held on Friday, December 11, 2020 from 10:30 am - 2:00 pm via Zoom. Please click...

College Support Group

This virtual group is for college student survivors of all genders and will focus on healing from sexual violence in relationship with one another. Click here to download the flier. SCHEDULE Tuesdays from 2:30 - 4:00 PM (CT) November 10 - January 26 CONTACT Space is...

CPD Budget Distribution

Resilience joins the Network, Advocating Against Domestic Violence, in calling on the City of Chicago to redistribute $35 million from the CPD budget for gender based violence services.  Join in making the call to action by signing here. For more information on the...

Chicago Tribune Article

According to a new report release by our friends at the Chicago Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation, “Chicago police earn ‘beyond a failing grade’ in clearing sexual assault cases.” Click here to read the Chicago Tribune article detailing the report, which includes...

Virtual Support Group

This is a virtual support group to encourage healing through shared experiences for those who identify as women. Click here to download the flier. SCHEDULE Mondays from 5:30 - 7:00 PM (CT) October 19 - December 7 CONTACT Space is limited.  For more information or to...

Peer Support Group

Resilience is hosting a Peer Support Group for Survivors experiencing Chronic Pain, Chronic Illness, and other Invisible Disabilities. Please see below for more details.

Supporting Our Students

What We Know about School Reporting Officers (SROs) This week, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) are voting on whether or not to keep School Reporting Officers (SROs). The SRO program places 200 officers in various CPS schools with the goal of increasing safety and student...

Roses and Thorns

Resilience is hosting a program called Roses and Thorns for 7th and 8th grade youth. Please see more details below: Roses and Thorns Click here to download the flyer. Click here to register. Are you going into 7th and 8th grade? Come join us for conversation and fun!...

Healing in Words

Resilience is hosting a program called Healing in Words for high school age youth through December 2020. Please see more details below: Healing in Words Click here to register for any of the dates below. Click here to download the series flyer. Tuesday, August 25,...