RVA News and Events
Did you watch “13 Reasons Why” and can’t stop thinking about it? Join Rape Victim Advocates and the Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center to discuss the show with other teens and young people. Continue reading “Beyond “13 Reasons Why”: A Discussion 6/13” »
Even when your voice shakes. A workshop presented by the Survivor Engagement Committee.
This group is for female identified survivors who are dealing with the impact of sexual assault in their lives. Continue reading “Women’s Support Group 6/6-7/25” »
Open to survivors, their loved ones, trauma workers/volunteers, allies and everyone in between. Continue reading “Making Matters 6/13” »
We can help you ensure your confidential advisor(s) is appropriately trained. Continue reading “40-Hour Confidential Advisor Training 7/10” »
Join this virtual summit centered around sexual assault awareness, prevention and healing.
Continue reading “Speak Out Summit” »
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 6/20” »
Annie E. Clark and Andrea L. Pino, co-authors of the book, We Believe You, will be at Women & Children First bookstore on Wednesday, May 31st starting at 7:00pm. Continue reading “Book Signing at Women & Children First 5/31” »
Open to survivors, their loved ones, trauma workers/volunteers, allies and everyone in between. Continue reading “Making Matters 5/16” »
Join RVA as we discuss the trials and joys of being in a relationship with a person who does trauma-related work.
Continue reading “How Was Your Day? Supporting a loved one who does trauma work 5/24” »
The Awakenings Foundation is proud to present their THIRD installment of Songs of Survival Continue reading “Songs of Survival at The Awakenings Foundation 5/11” »
More than 300 local leaders, philanthropists, activists and urban professionals raise awareness and funds for critical sexual assault counseling, education and advocacy work. Continue reading “RVA to Honor End Rape on Campus Founders at Annual Fundraising Soirée” »
RVA Director of Education and Training, Megan Blomquist, was interviewed by CBS during Friday’s signature Sexual Assault Awareness Month event, Standing Silent Witness. Continue reading “Article by CBS on Standing Silent Witness” »
Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Education for Spanish Speaking Parents at Orozco Community Academy 4/28
Taller de Educación de Prevención del Abuso Sexual de Niños Para Padres Que Hablan Español Continue reading “Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Education for Spanish Speaking Parents at Orozco Community Academy 4/28” »
Taller de Educación de Prevención del Abuso Sexual de Niños Para Padres Que Hablan Español Continue reading “Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Education for Spanish Speaking Parents at Spry Elementary 4/26” »
We are excited to announce Annie E. Clark and Andrea L. Pino as the 2017 Dr. Natalie A. Stephens Visionary Award recipients! Continue reading “2017 Dr. Natalie A. Stephens Visionary Award Recipients” »