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Call for Art from LGBTQIA Latine/x/o/a Artists!

RVAP is hosting an art show centered on the experiences of Iowa based LGTBQIA Latine/x/o/a survivors. Any medium is acceptable. Artists should choose one or more of the following topics to focus on:

Workshop: Stand Tall, Sit Powerfully

Date: Saturday, April 30th
Time: 2:30-4:00 p.m.
Location: All The Way Up Studio, 2910 Stoner Ct. #6, North Liberty, IA 52317

The Rape Victim Advocacy Program and All The Way Up Studio are proud to partner up during Sexual Assault Awareness Month to provide a free dance workshop for survivors. Participants will have the chance to reconnect with their bodies and gain confidence through movement and dance. They will also learn how to integrate the use of props, like chairs and bandanas, in their movement (these items will be provided by the studio). No previous dance experience is required.
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Support Group: Moving Toward Wholeness

Dates: April 4, 11, 18, 25. 7pm-8:15pm, at RVAP 108 River St

Moving Toward Wholeness is a guided dance/movement experiential four-week series for those who have experienced trauma and are looking for a trauma-informed caring space to explore their ongoing healing. Participants will use free-form dance/movement, a modality that encourages following one’s personal body rhythms (not steps to a routine), with a reflective inward focus to explore key topics of Safety, Resilience, Transformation, and Integration.

Employment opportunities at RVAP

RVAP has posted listings for the following employment opportunities: Rural County Services Coordinator, Part-Time Rural On-Call Advocate. Learn more about working at RVAP here.
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Support Group: Healing Group for Coffee Lovers

9:00-10:30 am every other Saturday (starting January 29th)
At RVAP, 108 River St. Iowa City, IA

Participants will learn to make various coffee drinks, including macchiatos and lattes, and have a space to connect with other survivors.
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Call for Art From LGBTQIA Latine/x/o/a Artists!

Call for Art From LGBTQIA Latine/x/o/a Artists Living in Iowa!

RVAP is hosting an art show centered on the experiences of Iowa based LGBTQIA Latine/x/o/a survivors. Any medium is acceptable.
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Advocacy During The COVID-19 Outbreak

We are all in the midst of responding appropriately to the COVID-19 pandemic as it spreads in our communities.   At RVAP, we are committed to doing our part in keeping our communities safe.

Service update regarding the COVID-19 pandemic

Dear RVAP supporters,

We are all in the midst of responding appropriately to the COVID-19 pandemic as it spreads in our communities.   At RVAP, we are committed to doing our part in keeping our communities safe.
2019 Communities of Color Summit

Advocates Recognized at 2019 Communities of Color Summit

(Pictured left to right: Yoshida Thomas, Human Trafficking Specialist for Friends of the Family; Sumaya Rabee, Multilingual Outreach Community Coordinator for Rape Victim Advocacy Program; and Anasia Sturdivant, Domestic Abuse Youth and Campus Advocate for Assault Care Center Extending Shelter & Support.
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New Groups Starting January 2020

RVAP has two new groups starting in January 2020.   They are located in Iowa City, IA.   For more information visit our Get Help - Support Groups page!