Q: How do Ohio Citizen Action members keep winning good-neighbor campaigns?
A: Strength in numbers
Age of Ohio Citizen Action in years: 35
Number of handwritten member letters to company officials in each campaign: 10,000 to 25,000
Number of front porch visits by door-to-door canvassers: 9.3 million
Number of update phone calls to members: 1.9 million
Number of visits to our website: 6.3 million
Number of Howard M. Metzenbaum Ohio Citizen Action Award winners: 12
Rank in size among Ohio environmental organizations: 1
Of course, what’s most important can’t be counted:
Ohio Citizen Action . . .
- is the hub of a big statewide network of allies and friends who have worked together for years, accomplished much, respect each other, and are committed to working together indefinitely.
- is home to a large body of practical organizing experience and skills.
- relentlessly identifies, recruits, and trains people with the potential to be part of the next generation of Ohio leaders.
- has pioneered many of the approaches and techniques now widely followed by citizens groups across the nation.