Resilience News & Events

Empower Your Vote: 2020 Candidates for Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County Respond to Questionnaire about Gender-Based Violence

Resilience partnered with six other community agencies to ask the 2020 candidates for the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County about their plans for addressing gender-based violence. Please view their responses below:
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Teach-In and Letter Writing in Support of Chrystul Kizer 2/11/20

While Resilience works to assure that response by officers, investigators, prosecutors are trauma-informed and survivor-centered, we are also deeply committed to ensuring our work includes survivors who are criminalized and prosecuted for the actions they took in order to survive. Join us on February 11 as we host a teach-in and letter writing event to #FreeChrystulKizer. Please see event details and more information below:
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Letter Writing Event in Support of Patrick Johnson and Tewkunzi Green 1/14/20

The state of Illinois is currently imprisoning survivors of sexual violence, for actions they took for their own protection. We invite you to join us as we support Cabrini Green Legal Aid and Love & Protect in campaigning for the clemency of two imprisoned survivors: Patrick Johnson and Tewkunzi Green. It is incredibly important to highlight the widespread community support for their release. We ask that you join us in writing letters of support. Please see below for details about upcoming letter writing events at Westside Justice Center, CGLA, and Resilience as well as more information about how you can send letters of support:
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