August 24, 2020

Profiting Off of Our Fear

Caitlin Burke, OAESV Prevention Specialist
I was scrolling mindlessly through Facebook a few weeks ago (as one does during a pandemic) and suddenly a post caught my eye. “BUY 1 SPORTS BRA, GET 3 MASKS FREE!!” Ok, weird combination. Of course, I went straight to the comments to see what others were saying and luckily there were lots ...
August 4, 2020

It is a Box but It Is Also a Prison: Rethinking Conversations On Masculinity

Jayvon Howard, Engaging Men Coordinator, Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence
Photo by Donald Tong from Pexels In these times of civil unrest, we have heard global calls from communities on defunding and abolishing the police. I have myself been in many conversations examining the questions of: what would it look like to live in a community without police? What does it ...
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 ...