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...

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...

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...

Newsletter: December 2016

Upcoming changes & holiday greetings. Dear Readers, As a valued supporter of Rape Victim Advocates, we would like to share with you the upcoming changes happening within our team. After nearly 9 years as our Executive Director, Sharmili Majmudar will be resigning...

Newsletter: November 2016

Reflecting on November & moving forward. Dear Readers, This is a time of change and uncertainty. More survivors are speaking out than ever before, but they are still being blamed, and sometimes even shouted down. The voices of supporters – supporters like you –...

Newsletter: October 2016

See what’s happening at RVA this month. Dear Readers, With sexual violence dominating recent headlines, thousands of people are sharing their stories. Whether you are a survivor, a loved one, a trauma worker, or an ally, these headlines can be triggering and...