July 3, 2020

Advocacy Within and Without Title IX

Becca Getson, OAESV Legal Advocate
Title IX regulations have been released. Like proverbial hounds released after a long wait. On May 6, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education released codified rules, altering and amending the ways institutions respond to cases of sex discrimination. As of June 23, 2020, Title IX is now 48 years ...
May 18, 2020

It’s Time to Abolish the Myths that Harm Our Black Boys

Jayvon Howard, Engaging Men Coordinator, Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence
Last week I hosted the first two hours of what will be a full four-hour training focused on the sexual victimization of Black boys and Black men. I felt empowered and elated that the participants were able to gain new insight and knowledge that they would use to create intervention and ...
May 6, 2020

No podemos salir igual… / We can't come out the same...

Rosa Beltré, (she/her/hers), Executive Director of the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence (OAESV)
Ya COVID 19 nos ha robado e inmovilizado bastante, pero también nos ha dado grandes lecciones de vida, de resiliencia, de perspectiva, autoanalice y de prioritarizacion. Hace apenas unos días tuve que tomar un pasillo de hospital que me lo encontré frio, solitario, impersonal y largo. Fui ...
April 28, 2020

Virtual Yoga Class - Urban Zen Integrative Therapy

Join Jennifer Gebhart from Yoga on High for this Urban Zen Integrative Therapy (UZIT) session. Urban Zen stands for the "calm in the chaos". In this class you will learn gentle mindful movements, breath awareness, restorative postures and body awareness meditation to help decrease symptoms of ...
April 17, 2020

Self-Care in Difficult Times -- See the Recordings Here!

Recently, we've been holding self-care webinars that are open to the public, so that we can all find ways to move through the changes and possible anxieties linked to social distancing and the current public health crisis with COVID-19.  We recorded these and are making them available to you ...
April 2, 2020

A Love Note to Anti-Violence Advocates

Ann Brandon, Director of Prevention, OAESV
I feel privileged to be able to write our staff blog this month, but I also feel immense trepidation and anxiety for it to be the “perfect message” during this unprecedented time.  I’ve started writing and stopped, restarted and stopped again. I needed to sit with my thoughts. It isn’t ...
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