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 ...
April 2, 2020

Privilege Within the Pandemic

Dr. Tyffani Dent, OAESV Member and Former Board Member
Privilege is real. On a daily basis as a Black woman who exists at the intersection of two oppressions, I also try to remain cognizant of the privileged spaces that I inhabit. I am cisgendered, married in a heterosexual union, college-educated, able-bodied, and more Judeo-Christian than ...
March 26, 2020

OAESV Calls on White House and Department of Education to Suspend Title IX Rulemaking During COVID-19 Crisis

OAESV signed this letter to join the National Women's Law Center and 200+ organizations and schools to call on the White House and the Department of Education to suspend Title IX rulemaking during the COVID-19 crisis. March 25, 2020 Dear Secretary DeVos, Acting Director Vought, Assistant ...
March 18, 2020

Seeking Legal Resources and Safety During COVID-19

Many Ohio Courts and related government services have temporarily altered their practices in response to COVID-19. Ohio courts will continue to provide all essential services. However, to protect the public health, individual courts have limited certain operations in the coming weeks and ...
March 12, 2020

OAESV Response to Preparing for COVID-19 Contingencies

Rosa Beltré, Executive Director of OAESV
Good afternoon everyone! I am grateful for the strong leadership in Ohio, that are ensuring we are informed and that they are taking this serious. Recognizing that we are being bombarded with information constantly, that there are new bans just issued for the state, that the Executive order has ...