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About the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence

We Are Ohio's Rape Crisis and Prevention Coalition

The Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence serves as Ohio’s rape crisis coalition. State sexual assault coalitions serve as the main training and technical assistance provider for rape crisis centers on best practices in programming and administration, and they advocate on behalf of rape crisis centers and the survivors they serve in public policy advocacy efforts at the state and federal levels.

State coalitions also lead statewide public awareness efforts and support local rape crisis centers in engaging with diverse communities, survivors, and service providers in their service areas. At OAESV we provide many services, including training for advocates and preventionists, technical assistance for local programs, systems advocacy, public policy work and much more.

Services and Resources for Sexual Violence Survivors, Advocates, Care Providers, and Preventionists

Training & Technical Assistance

Training & Technical Assistance

For rape crisis program advocates, prevention specialists, program administrators, and allied professionals throughout Ohio

Resources For Providers

Resources for Providers

Including advocates, attorneys, law enforcement, health care professionals, and those working with underserved populations

Resources For Community Members

Resources for Community Members

A helpful list of resources to help others and focus on self-care, meant for everyone, not just professionals in the anti-sexual-violence field.

COVID-19 Emerging Response Resources

COVID-19 Emerging Response Resources

Resources and tools for sexual violence service providers, who are working tirelessly to respond in ways that are safe and supportive for all

Prevention

Prevention

Prevention-related programs and resources for preventionists, parents, teens, men and boys, and those involved in youth sports

Public Policy

Public Policy

OAESV works with its Survivor Advisory Council and local rape crisis centers to develop long-and short-term public policy objectives

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Please help us help survivors and end sexual violence.

Trainings & Events Calendar

Week of Events

Budget Briefing Packet
FY 2022 & 2023

Rape Crisis Centers Line Item - GRF 055501

This budget briefing packet contains information regarding the Rape Crisis Centers Line Item, including a recipient spending report, services & intake data, and federal funding cuts. This information was drafted for Ohio’s lawmakers but is great information for all who are invested in Ohio’s future free from sexual violence.

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Join the OAESV Team - Apply by October 29th

Learn more.

OAESV currently has three open positions. Please click the position title to see the full description and qualification requirements:

Please visit www.oaesv.org/2021Employment to submit your application, including your resume and cover letter. The last day to apply is Friday, October 22nd. If you have any questions, please contact us at info@oaesv.org.

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From the Blog

National Priorities for Prevention: OAESV’s Four Recommendations in Our Testimony for the First Ever U.S. National Action Plan on Gender-Based Violence

Last month, OAESV had the esteemed honor to present to representatives from the White House Gender Policy Council on recommendations for the first-ever U.S. National Action Plan on Gender-Based Violence. This is a historic moment for the prevention of and…

Celebrate Indigenous People’s Day on October 11th

Domestic violence and intimate partner violence occurs in all communities. However, various causes can affect the level, intensity, and prevalence of violence. A study by the National Institute of Justice indicates that American Indian and Alaska Native women and men…

Thursday Thursday SART/CCRT Coordinator Blog – Intentional Agenda Planning

Shandra Witherspoon

OAESV, Vice President of Operations

Let’s face it, SART/CCRT Coordinators do a good amount of work behind the scenes, that isn’t always recognized or appreciated by the entire team. One of those tasks includes preparing the agenda. Before each meeting, it is important for the…

Thirsty Thursday Blog – Let’s Talk Evaluation

Shandra Witherspoon

OAESV, Director of Coordinated Community Responses

Recently, I have received a lot of requests about evaluating SART work. Evaluation is a crucial and necessary tool for strengthening services, identifying gaps in services, and garnering more resources. It should build momentum and increase SART effectiveness. When done…

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