OMMB Featured in the Christian Science Monitor

In an article published today by the Christian Science Monitor, OurMusicMyBody (OMMB) was featured for its partnership with music festivals to prevent sexual violence. OurMusicMyBody is a collaborative campaign between Resilience and Between Friends to raise awareness...

OMMB Featured in The Alternative

In an article on The Alternative, OurMusicMyBody was featured for its work to promote consent in the music scene. OMMB is a collaborative campaign led by Resilience and Between Friends.

Resilience Mentioned in Survivors Project on NBC 5

In an article posted on NBC 5 on April 2, 2018, Resilience was listed as resource for survivors of sexual violence. In an accompanying video, 2018 Evening of Impact Featured Speaker Kelly Kitley tells her own story of surviving sexual violence, as a part of the...

OurMusicMyBody Featured in Chicago Reader

In an article in the Chicago Reader on January 21, 2019, OurMusicMyBody was featured for its work to promote consent at music festivals. Maggie Arthur, Resilience Prevention Educator, and Matt Walsh, Between Friends Prevention Education Specialist, speak about the...

Resilience Featured in Chicago Reader

In an article in the Chicago Reader on January 8, 2019, Resilience was featured as an organization in Chicago that supports survivors of sexual violence and works to prevent sexual violence. The list of resources was motivated by the recent airing of Surviving R....

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...

The Only Way Out is Through: An Open Letter to Survivors

Dear Survivor, First and foremost, I want you to know how incredible you are and how much I love and care about you. Without a shadow of a doubt, I believe you when you say you’ve been harmed, and I’m so sorry that you’ve experienced violence. To say that you have...

Embracing Fear and Vulnerability: An Open Letter to Fathers

Dear Fathers, Fear: we all feel it when it comes to sexual violence. As a dad, you experience this fear in a unique way. No one wants to imagine their children experiencing violence of any form, but add in the shame and stigma that surrounds sexual violence and...

Using Power for Good: An Open Letter to Fraternities

Dear Fraternity Member, I believe that you have the power to end rape. As a member of a fraternity, you have the ability to harness your social power and leadership skills to move the needle on important issues affecting your campus, including sexual violence. Before...