Resilience News & Events
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.
Continue reading “It’s weWomen Plus: A Study of Health, Safety and Empowerment of Immigrant Women” »
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.
Continue reading “Statement of Solidarity with Minneapolis Protestors” »
Resilience Director of Programs and Public Policy Sarah Layden was recently interviewed in an article published in the Chicago Tribune on May 28, 2020. Click here to read the full article.
Update as of 5/25/20: We did it! Thanks to your support, Illinois lawmakers have recognized that #SurvivorsNeedOptions and have voted to expand the number of evidence collection sites! Thank you for your advocacy!
Resilience is hosting a virtual training called Safety Is Survivor-Defined: Exploring Safety Planning with Survivors of Domestic Violence during COVID-19. Please see below for more details: Continue reading “Safety Is Survivor-Defined Virtual Training 2020” »
Resilience is hosting a Sunday Story Time series on Facebook Live through the end of August 2020. Please see below for more details.
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Resilience is hosting a virtual summer book club from May 2020 through August 2020. Please see below for more details.
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In honor of Resilience’s 45th anniversary and our theme “Celebrating Resilience,” we’re celebrating the people who make #OurResilience possible and telling the stories of some of our biggest supporters.
This month we’re celebrating the staff who put their leadership and skills in the service of empowering survivors and ending sexual violence at Resilience. Resilience has thirty-five staff members working in our Advocacy, Trauma Therapy, Education & Training, and Development teams, as well as in critical administrative roles. We’re proud of all the passionate, dedicated people working at Resilience.
Continue reading “Celebrating Resilience: LaShanda Nalls and Japhie Sarantos” »