Love & Truth Rising

A Mission to Positively Transform Love, Sexuality & Human Connections



Vanessa Osage is a Certified Sexuality Educator, Certified Professional Coach, CPC, and founder of the social enterprise Love & Truth Rising, with a mission to positively transform love, sexuality and human connections. 

Vanessa has over ten years experience in the field of sexual health, impacting positive change on the individual and cultural levels. Her training has come from Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, the Relationship Coaching Institute, Rite of Passage Journeys, university studies in Sociology, Gender & Ecology, and from her unique life experience and world view.

She has been a featured speaker and lecturer at numerous conferences, gatherings,  universities and health centers around the northwest. In her role as Founder & Executive Director of the nonprofit, Rooted Emerging, she has coordinated over a dozen community events; to inspire, educate, celebrate and to revel in the journey of being human. 

In 2017, Vanessa Osage was awarded the “Kickass Single Mom" grant for her work in rites of passage and sexuality education. Her interview may be found here on the “Like a Mother” podcast. The fruits of her labors as a program coordinator and event producer have been showcased in the Cascadia Weekly and the Bellingham Herald multiple times. 

After nearly a decade of nonprofit leadership for positive youth development, she founded a second nonprofit, The Amends Project, for institutional reform, in 2019.

An avid writer, Vanessa Osage is currently interviewing adults ages 25-60 for social research in a book about sexual maturity in America. Her writings have been published in Circles on the Mountain, a Journal for Rite of Passage Guides, the Confluence Journal, Practicing Community of Youth Passageways, the Role Reboot blog, Fupping, ICF's Coaching World and the My Corporation blog, a forum for entrepreneurs. 

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