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Senator Howard M Metzenbaum
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Metzenbaum Society Giving Circle

Metzenbaum Society members contribute $1,000 or more in a year to both support the mission of Ohio Citizen Action/ Ohio Citizen Action Education Fund and honor the memory of a key ally on consumer and environmental issues, the late Senator Howard M. Metzenbaum. His work to promote reporting of toxic […]

Joshua Sands – Ohio Citizen Action board member
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Joshua Sands – Ohio Citizen Action board member

Joshua Sands has been an Ohio Citizen Action member since 1990 and is a current member of the Metzenbaum Society giving circle. A retired ophthalmologist, Joshua has seen many cases of air pollution impacting people’s vision and eye health. “I am very concerned about the environment and the potential health […]

METZENBAUM SOCIETY – YOU’RE INVITED
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METZENBAUM SOCIETY – YOU’RE INVITED

Please join us to celebrate the kickoff of the Metzenbaum Society Giving Circle, as we recognize current Ohio Citizen Action members like you and lay out plans for 2019 and beyond. Metzenbaum Society members provide critical support for our mission by contributing at least $1,000 in a year. We will induct founding members […]

Carla Walker, Ohio Citizen Action board member
Environmental Justice / Ohio Citizen Action

Our people, our planet: T’Challa and Wakanda are green examples to follow

CINCINNATI — “The good news is that we don’t have to wait for a vibranium wrapped brother to help us out. We can, however, follow his lead. Environmental justice is not a not new issue nor is it a new term. Communities of color have been on the frontline of the […]

Ohio Citizen Action Education Fund Board of Directors — Robert Park
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Ohio Citizen Action Education Fund Board of Directors — Robert Park

CINCINNATI — Robert Park has spent much of his professional life on occupational health research, giving him a practical focus for his knowledge of biology and toxicology, as well as his analysis and writing skills. He’s conducted many studies, published many papers and even provided technical support on a water […]

2017 year in review
Air Quality / Clean Power Plan / Energy / Freeze on Clean Energy / Ohio Citizen Action / Renewable Energy / Research & Reports

2017 year in review

We began 2017 celebrating the reinstatement of Ohio’s modest renewable energy and energy efficiency standards after a two-year freeze, an attempt to extend the freeze and an ultimate veto of the freeze extension by Governor Kasich. Our joy and relief evaporated by March however, when House Bill 114 was introduced. […]

South Euclid Councilman Ed Icove, left, visits the Ohio Governor’s Mansion in the Columbus suburb of Bexley with his wife, Mary, and former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland in 2008.
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Icove departs after 28 years as longest serving South Euclid councilman

SOUTH EUCLID — “In 28 years as a South Euclid councilman, Ed Icove never lost an election. ‘The reason for that is I treated everybody with kindness, dignity, love and respect,’ he said. ‘I’m very proud of that. It’s a major accomplishment.’ When Icove’s seventh four-year term on South Euclid City […]

Carla Walker
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Ohio Citizen Action Board of Directors — Carla Walker

“It always seems impossible, until it’s done” – Nelson Mandela Born and raised in Cincinnati, Carla Walker’s journey has taken her all over the world. From the halls of Harvard to Johannesburg South Africa, she has acquired the information, skills and network to truly be the change she wants to […]

Michael Steere, Katy Morford, Sarah Savron, Jessica Smith-Szabo, Briana Edgerton, Marlena Luikart, and Anastazia Vanisko re just some of the canvassers responsible for accomplishing the goal - congratulations!
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Ohio Citizen Action extends it’s reach to all 33 Ohio state senate districts

CLEVELAND — This week, Ohio Citizen Action’s field canvass celebrates a great accomplishment – recruiting members from all 33 Ohio state senate districts. The goal was set last November, after OCA Executive Director Rachael Belz testified in the senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee against extending the freeze on Ohio’s renewable […]

Ohio Citizen Action Education Fund collects its first vehicle donation through the CARS program
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Ohio Citizen Action Education Fund collects its first vehicle donation through the CARS program

Ohio Citizen Action Education Fund collects its first vehicle donation through the CARS program on 9-8-17. Thanks to Ed Rush and Julia Mace of Cincinnati for their generous donation. For more information about donating your used car, truck, boat or RV, visit https://www.careasy.org/nonprofit/ohio-citizen-action-education-fund.