Ascendence Dance Chicago presents: Resilient Benefit Concert

When: September 10th, 2016

Opens at 7:00pm | Show Begins at 8:00pm

Where: Athenaeum Theatre Gallery & Auction

565 W. Adams Street

Chicago, IL 60661

Tickets: $30

*20% of proceeds will be donated to CAASE and Rape Victim Advocates.

About the event:

The premier presentation of Ascendence Dance Chicago along with several guest choreographers, performers and Chicago area dance companies, coming together presenting pieces with one unified theme: Resilience. An evening of movement art, dedicated to the design, creation and passion for performance pieces that resonate with anyone in need of healing or inspiration. Ascendence Dance Chicago distinguishes itself by its unique concepts and ability to give back to the Chicago community, and rally them to “Ascend”.

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Free training for Attorneys: Representing survivors of sexual violence

When: Wednesday, Sept.14th, 2016

Where: IIT United Airlines, Inc.

233 S. Wacker Drive 

Chicago, Illinois 60606

RSVP by Friday, September 9th by emailing Rachel Johnson at

About the event:

Join CAASE for a free CLE training opportunity on providing representation to survivors of sexual violence under the Gender Violence Act. The training will include the following:

  • Working with survivors: How to effectively work with survivors of sexual violence and address the mental, emotional and societal barriers they often face during litigation.
  • Litigation under the Illinois Gender Violence Act: Learn the requirements of a GVA claim and necessary litigation steps to obtain favorable results for your client.
  • Calculating the Economic Harms of Sexual Violence: Understand the financial impact sexual assault can have on a survivor's life and how to calculate actual and emotional distress damages.

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CAASE Breaking the silence with technology: Reporting campus sexual assault

When: Monday, September 26th 2016

Where: DePaul Center

1 E. Jackson Blvd. | Room 8005

Chicago, Illinois 60604

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About the event:

A public conversation with key stakeholders about reporting campus sexual assault and the emergence of mobile apps and technology designed to increase reporting. Featuring opening remarks by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, and a guided demonstration of one mobile app: Lighthouse, currently being marketed to students nationwide.

This event is sponsored by CAASE, DePaul College of Law, Seyfarth Shaw at Work, and Rape Victim Advocates.

CAASE presents Celebrating a Decade: Improving laws, educating allies, & championing survivors

When: Thursday October 20th, 2016

Where: Skadden Arps

155 N. Wacker Drive | 28th Floor

Chicago, Illinois 60606

Early Bird tickets on sale now through August: $125 General Admission -  $50 Young Professionals (under 35)

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About the event:

Join us as we strive to engage communities, educate allies, and stand with survivors in the fight against all forms of sexual exploitation, from prostitution and sex trafficking to sexual assault. For this momentous occasion, Marion Brooks of NBC Channel 5 will serve as the evening's emcee. Look forward to testimonials from our friends and allies, such as Robin Robinson (formerly Fox News Chicago), CPS partner Devon Herrick, and survivor leaders. We also have an exciting raffle in store to cap off the evening!

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