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The 3rd Annual Rock n’ Roll against Dirty Coal Contest
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The 3rd Annual Rock n’ Roll against Dirty Coal Contest

CINCINNATI — Live the rock star dream in this live band karaoke contest fundraiser. Proceeds benefit Ohio Citizen Action’s campaign to break Ohio’s dependence upon inefficient, dirty coal plants and to promote energy efficiency and renewable energy use. Sign up to be a Core Contestant by contacting Melissa English or […]

Kroger should stop selling canned goods with toxic chemicals in the linings, UC Professor Heather Zoller says
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Kroger should stop selling canned goods with toxic chemicals in the linings, UC Professor Heather Zoller says

CINCINNATI — “As the largest grocery chain in the U.S., Kroger has the market power to have toxic chemicals like BPA removed from food packaging and products sold in its stores. To its credit, Kroger has recognized this is a problem and pledged action on BPA. Five years ago, Kroger […]

Growing our Future: 40th Anniversary Celebration in Cleveland
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Growing our Future: 40th Anniversary Celebration in Cleveland

Join local artists, activists, alumni, and friends to celebrate 40 years of Ohio Citizen Action, commemorating what we have accomplished together so far and looking forward to the future we are growing in Ohio. The event will feature dinner-by-the-bite, open bar, live accordion music, and silent auction featuring Northeast Ohio […]

Congratulations everyone! We didi it!
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Victory on utility bailouts

Ohio electricity customers won a huge victory April 27, when the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) stepped into the debate over two controversial consumer bailouts, proposed by FirstEnergy and American Electric Power (AEP). FERC’s decision overrides previous approval by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) and affirms complaints filed by […]

Adam Ganson
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Ohio Citizen Action alumni Adam Ganson

CINCINNATI —Adam was in town visiting family for Passover from Israel, where he now co-directs an urban agriculture non-profit called Earth’s Promise. He visited us at our table for Earth Day O-T-R and posed for this photo postcard, urging Governor Kasich to get Ohio’s energy policy back on track. It’s […]

Support OCA for Earth Day
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Support OCA for Earth Day

Help OCA ‘change the climate’ in Ohio by supporting our voter engagement project Your special Earth Day gift helps us reach thousands of people each day we’re in key voting districts. We are working to elect a pro-clean energy majority by 2020. Then we’ll get our energy policy back on […]

Brooke Smith
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Ohio Citizen Action Education Fund Board of Directors – Brooke Smith

CINCINNATI — Brooke Smith found her path in life early and has made the most of the few years since starting her career. A Cincinnati native, she wasted no time after graduating from Walnut Hills High School and enrolled at the University of Cincinnati, where she graduated with a BS […]

Earthfest 2016 in Cleveland and Cincinnati
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Earthfest 2016 in Cleveland and Cincinnati

CLEVELAND — Visit Ohio Citizen Action at Earthfest on Sunday, April 17th at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds from 10am-5pm. Earthfest 2016 is presented by Earth Day Coalition, and is the longest running Earth Day celebration in the nation. Current staff and volunteers will be on hand to talk about our […]

University of Cincinnati Journalism Hall of Fame inducts Ohio Citizen Action alumni Merrill Goozner
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University of Cincinnati Journalism Hall of Fame inducts Ohio Citizen Action alumni Merrill Goozner

CINCINNATI — Merrill Goozner, who took a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of  Cincinnati in 1975, was honored by induction into the school’s Journalism Hall of Fame. His  prolific career includes several posts at The Chicago Tribune and  a stint as Senior Correspondent at Washington D.C. based Fiscal Times. […]

Nancy Sullivan wants "to work with people on the margins to transform their lives"
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Ohio Citizen Action board member Nancy Sullivan’s life of service

Nancy Sullivan transformed her life in Price Hill, works now to transform Price Hill itself CINCINNATI — “An average day for Sullivan may include an early morning call from a new immigrant who needs a ride to work, taking a child to school or to the doctor’s office, making plans […]