Resilience News & Events
This is an 8 week virtual support group for survivors of sexual violence to develop the practice of journaling as a coping strategy. All genders welcome.
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Resilience is hosting a Peer Support Group for Survivors experiencing Chronic Pain, Chronic Illness, and other Invisible Disabilities. Please see below for details:
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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 wellbeing. But research and students’ experiences tell a different story, that SROs don’t keep students safe and even put students in the path of more danger.
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Resilience is hosting a virtual 40-hour sexual assault crisis intervention training. Please see below for details:
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Resilience is hosting a program called Roses and Thorns for 7th and 8th grade youth. Please see more details below:
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Resilience is hosting a program called Healing in Words for high school age youth through December 2020. Please see more details below:
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We want to thank you for your support in FY20! With your help, we served over 1,800 survivors, welcomed our inaugural Associate Board, hosted our first virtual Sexual Assault Awareness Month campaign, and introduced remote services. Watch our video below to learn more about the impact you made possible in FY20. Thank you!
We’re pleased to introduce our FY2021 Board President Tom Andreesen and our FY2021 Associate Board President Stephanie Perkowski! We asked Tom and Stephanie to share a few words about their connection to Resilience’s mission and their thoughts about the new fiscal year. Keep reading to learn more.
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Resilience is hosting a Mindful Knitting Group. Please see below for details:
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Resilience is hosting a WOC Virtual Support Group. Please see below for details:
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Resilience is hosting a Women Survivor Support Group. Please see below for details:
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Resilience is hosting a Virtual Support Group for Black Women. Please see below for details:
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Dr. Bushra Sabri and researchers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing are conducting a research study called It’s weWomen Plus (IWWP) to provide heath and safety tools for immigrant women who feel unsafe in their relationships.
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Below is a message from Resilience Executive Director Erin Walton, published on June 17, 2020.
Resilience Trauma Therapists have created Feeling First, a two-part podcast about creativity and the healing process. You can watch the video below or click here to watch on YouTube.
Below is a message from Resilience Executive Director Erin Walton, published on June 3, 2020:
Resilience envisions—and demands—a world where all people are supported as equal members of society. Our work to empower survivors and end sexual violence is the work to end white supremacy and anti-Blackness.
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