Klarissa Oh has been with OAASIS since its inception in December of 2009. Prior to OAASIS, she worked as Director of the Maternal Infant Health Integrator with BH1, as a Family Assessment Worker with Healthy Start, and as a Group Facilitator with Kids’ Turn, a program that equips children during divorce and custody changes. Klarissa’s work has focused on children’s and women’s health, child development, poverty alleviation, and social justice. In May of 2012, Klarissa had the honor of receiving a Gloria Award from Ms. Gloria Steinem for her leadership in the movement to end child sex abuse.
OAASIS, Oregon Abuse Advocates and Survivors in Service
OAASIS, Oregon Abuse Advocates and Survivors in Service, is an activist group of child sexual abuse survivors and allies in Oregon with a commitment to protect children from sexual abuse and to empower survivors of child sexual abuse through public awareness, education, and advocacy work. OAASIS promotes the role of survivors in shaping cultural understanding and public policy around child sexual abuse.