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A forest is much more than just a couple of trees. It is a coordinated community of diverse trees that interact with one another to ensure strong growth and to build resiliency over time.  
 
In our effort to build a strong, coordinated response in the anti-violence movement, the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence aims to learn from the forest and draw strength from our similarly diverse community of coalition members. We ask that you consider joining as a member and help GROW OUR COLLECTIVE. 

To renew your membership with OAESV, please complete the online application via OAESV’s Member Portal. To request a paper application to mail in, or for additional assistance, please email: info@oaesv.org or call our office phone: (216) 658-1381. Individual and Affiliate Organization Memberships expire after one year and can be renewed annually on a rolling basis. Rape Crisis Center Memberships have a set expiration date for February, 28th, 2023 and must be renewed and paid in full by this date to keep active membership status and benefits. 

Join us in our mission to end sexual violence in Ohio!

OAESV is a membership-based organization that relies on the support of organizations and individuals throughout Ohio. As a coalition, we build bridges between direct service providers and allies to strengthen our shared goal of eliminating sexual violence in Ohio.

  • Annual membership is open to public and private organizations, government entities, and individuals.
  • OAESV strives for a broad, diverse, and multi-disciplinary membership.
  • Member information will not be shared with third parties.

Benefits for All Members

  • Welcome package with OAESV branded gifts
  • Free registration for best-practice advocate, prevention, legal, and social equity trainings
  • Access to non-public digital and print resources via our Coalition Manager Resource Library, as well as the library of training and outreach materials in our Independence and Columbus offices
  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month packet and toolkit materials sent directly to you
  • Advanced notice of special legislative events, and access to members-only legislative events
  • Free or reduced CEU’s at trainings, including the OAESV Annual Statewide Conference
  • A voice on public policy issues affecting Ohio
  • With your permission, your name listed on the membership directory on Coalition Manager

How Can I Make an Impact? (Membership Tiers)

Student Membership: The Pawpaw Tree

$25/year*

The Pawpaw tree, is a small, but mighty, tree at 25 feet tall. They can produce a large amount of yellowish-green fruit with a fresh, unique flavor. Like the Pawpaw, our student members bring their fresh and unique perspectives to our work to help us stay relevant.

*Law Student Membership is free

Individual Membership: Douglas Firs

$50/year

Douglas Firs are an evergreen conifer that have lots of different species in the pine family. They can vary in size between 40–330 feet and they keep their needle-like leaves year-round. Like the Douglas Fir, our individual members provide us amazing support year-round and each member brings a variety of knowledge and passion.

Affiliate Membership: The Maple Tree

$125 to $225 /year 

The Maple Tree is a medium sized tree, around 60-90 feet tall, and they occur in large numbers throughout the state. They can create maple sap and maple sugar which is an important agricultural resource for Ohio. Like the Maple Tree, our affiliate organizations provide personalized support across Ohio to survivors under their canopy, such as our child advocacy centers, domestic violence centers, or our culturally specific organizations.

Rape Crisis Center Membership: The American Sycamore

$100 to $600 /year

The American Sycamore, standing at between 75-100 feet tall, not only commands a presence due to its height, but its massive trunk and network of branches. Like the Sycamore, our Rape Crisis Centers in Ohio stand tall with a strong foundation in our Core Rape Crisis Services and several branches of support services for our survivors of sexual violence. 

Ready to become a Member? Click HERE to start your application. 

You will receive welcome emails with instructions on next steps to complete your membership application and access our member portal. If you didn’t get the emails, or need additional support please email us at info@oaesv.org.

But WAIT, did you know, if you work or volunteer at a member organization or Ohio rape crisis center, that means you’re already member too?  If this applies to you, click here to send your information to us and we will create an individual login to our Member Portal for you to access members-only trainings and resources.

Already a Member, or looking to renew?

2023 Membership Renewal Instructions for Rape Crisis Centers & Affiliate Member Organizations (written instructions)

2023 Instructions for RCC & Affiliate Member Renewal (visual and written)

OAESV Member Portal


Give Membership As A Gift!

An OAESV Membership is a great gift to give the person in your life who cares about social equity and ending sexual violence! If you’d like to purchase an Individual Membership on behalf of a friend or loved one, email us at info@oaesv.org for more information. We’ll be happy to email you a gift certificate to print!

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