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Your Voice Has Power: An Interview with Dylan Farrow

Survivor, activist, and change-maker: these are three words that describe Dylan Farrow, The Women Center's Keynote Speaker for our 2022 EmPower Luncheon! Join Marissa and Dylan as they discuss the power of speaking your truth, self-care in healing, and the identity of...

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Traumaversaries

Traumaversaries are time-specific anniversaries of traumatic events. Normally, everyday moments are filtered throughout our thoughts, feelings, and then are eventually stored or encoded into our long or short term memory. When we experience trauma, however, our brains...

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Trauma and the Body

You may have heard of the phrase, "the body keeps the score." What does this mean for survivors of abuse? Join Sam and Marissa in a conversation about the body's response to trauma, and practical tools to reclaim your mind and body.  Please note that this workshop is...

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Featured Blog Posts

Rape Crisis Response

The Women’s Center provides rape crisis response through partnerships with area hospitals and health centers, providing on-site, immediate advocacy for survivors of sexual assault who report for a Sexual Assault Nurse Examination (SANE). Currently, we support SANE...

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CONVO: Creating Opportunity for Non-Violent Outcomes

In January, The Women’s Center launched a brand new Instagram account specifically for teens. CONVO – which stands for Creating Opportunity for Non-Violent Outcomes – is a page designed to make violence prevention engaging and accessible. As the violence prevention...

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Featured Videos

Storytime: “The Skin You Live In”

Storytime: “The Skin You Live In”

Join Mr. Jon for storytime! Published by Chicago Public Museum, this picture book shares an important message about social acceptance, race, and inclusion. Use the following discussion questions after the video to further the conversation, encourage acceptance, and...

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Mission Moment 7/24/20

Mission Moment 7/24/20

August 26 is Women's Equality Day and Executive Director Angela Mancuso shares the significance of this day to The Women's Center, along with some interesting tidbits about our founding.

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