Resilience News & Events
Reselience’s rebranding has been featured in a Craine’s Chicago Business article. Lisa Bertagnoli spoke with Executive Director Erin Walton and rebranding partner Substance’s Matthew Brett.
A local rape crisis group rebranded, taking on a new identity to avoid loaded trigger words. They say the move has paid off.
Men in the Movement series (MITM) will sponsor a Bystander Intervention workshop, led by the People’s Response Team (PRT).
We’re hosting a psychoeducational group for college and university students who have survived sexual abuse or assault. Continue reading “Support Group for Sexual Assault Survivors who are in College” »
Resilience’s Board of Directors welcomed two new board members in July 2018.
The rebrand will capture the organization’s breadth of services from empowering survivors to ending sexual violence
CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Chicago-based nonprofit Rape Victim Advocates announced today its rebrand and name change to Resilience. Continue reading “Press Release: Prominent Chicago Organization Rape Victim Advocates Rebrands as Resilience” »
Our Reiki Clinics are an open space where individuals can come for a free Reiki session from a trauma-informed Reiki practitioner.
Continue reading “Reiki Clinics” »
Participants will obtain foundational knowledge of sexual violence and rape culture and its’ impact on those whom experience this type of victimization. Continue reading “40-Hour Sexual Assault Crisis Intervention Training for Professionals 8/6” »
This is a CE* training for mental health professionals. Full attendance at this course qualifies for 6 credits. Continue reading “Understanding Rape Trauma: From Neurology to Social Stigma 6/8” »
As required under the Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education Act, this training is the annual training required for anyone on campus who could potentially receive a report of sexual violence. Continue reading “Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education Act Training” »
This training provides an overview of the neurobiology of trauma, consent, and overcoming the challenges of delayed reporting, inconsistent statements, and lack of force in a sexual assault investigations.
Continue reading “Overcoming Common Challenges in Sexual Assault Investigations 5/30” »
Between Friends and Rape Victim Advocates (RVA) are continuing an urgent collaborative campaign for the third summer to make music experiences in Chicago safer for thousands of attendees at Chicago concerts and festivals in response to alarming new information on harassment and violence in those spaces. Continue reading “Survey Shows Urgent Need for OurMusicMyBody Efforts to Make Chicago Music Scene Safe for All” »
We can help you ensure your confidential advisor(s) is appropriately trained. Continue reading “40-Hour Confidential Advisor Training 7/10” »
Participants will obtain foundational knowledge of sexual violence and rape culture and its’ impact on those whom experience this type of victimization. Continue reading “40-Hour Sexual Assault Crisis Intervention Training for Professionals 6/19” »
This group is open to women of color (cis, trans, and gender non-conforming) who are survivors of sexual violence. Continue reading “Women of Color Survivor Support Group” »
Come listen to some incredible bands sing the good word of consent and enter to win a bunch of prizes and goodies! Continue reading “#SAAMChi: OurMusicMyBody Benefit Show” »
Come test your knowledge of the superheroes who fought for equality…without the help of superhuman strength, x-ray vision, or flight. Continue reading “#SAAMChi: Feminist Hero Trivia Night” »
Breaking the Silence is an open mic night for local Chicago artists to share their stories of survival and resistance through poetry and spoken word. Continue reading “#SAAMChi: Breaking the Silence 4/19” »