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2017 year in review
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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.

Go Sun Sport solar stove winner- Amy Larson Pearson
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Go Sun Sport solar stove winner- Amy Larson Pearson

CINCINNATI — Congratulations to Amy Larson Pearson, winner of the Go Sun Sport solar stove raffle. Amy’s name was chosen from among everyone who made an online gift to Ohio Citizen Action during the month of July. We’re also grateful to Go Sun for the donation of a stove for our raffle.

Rock ‘n Roll Against Dirty Coal: Live Band Karaoke Challenge
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Rock ‘n Roll Against Dirty Coal: Live Band Karaoke Challenge

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 […]

Appeal for Wheels: We Did It  – Thank you!
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Appeal for Wheels: We Did It – Thank you!

Ohio Citizen Action has been knocking on doors since 1977.  In that time, we estimate we’ve made more than 11 million front porch visits that have been key to our many accomplishments over the decades. It may be low-tech, but having face-to face conversations with real people about our campaigns […]

Rosemary Roe – Ohio Citizen Action Education Fund Board member
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Rosemary Roe – Ohio Citizen Action Education Fund Board member

Rosemary Roe brings a wealth of non-profit experience and a deep understanding of how food and agriculture issues impact the economy and quality of life of rural Ohioans. In her role as Special Projects Coordinator for the Appalachian Center for Economic Networks, she met Ohio Citizen Action Education Fund board […]

Cincinnati staff director, Maggie Center.
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Introducing Maggie Center, Cincinnati staff director

CINCINNATI — We are so pleased to introduce our Cincinnati staff Director Maggie Center. Maggie earned a bachelors degree in Human Development and Women’s studies from Colorado State. As part of her concentration on adolescent development she worked with at-risk teenage girls. This experience attracted her to the mission of […]