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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 […]

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 […]

Credit: Earth Justice
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Ohio Citizen Action offers tribute to mountain justice warrior on his birthday

Let us now praise a coal miner: Chuck Nelson is an American Hero CINCINNATI — “Among the hundreds of coal miners I have interviewed over the years, retired coal miner Chuck Nelson has always been among the most fearless truth-tellers in the coal country of West Virginia. An indefatigable presence […]

Clean air victory!
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Clean air victory!

Today we learned we have won our lawsuit against U.S. EPA for failure to update air pollution limits within an eight-year timeframe, as required by the federal Clean Air Act. We sued on behalf of two members and many other Ohio communities suffering from toxic air emissions from facilities including […]

A snapshot of the full letter to the President
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Ohio Citizen Action joins other public interest groups to oppose President Trump’s executive order

WASHINGTON, DC — Ohio Citizen Action joined 136 other public interest organizations to oppose President Trump’s recent executive order that proposes establishing a regulatory budget and requires two regulations to be eliminated for each new one adopted. “Americans rely on public safeguards to preserve human health, safety, financial stability, quality […]

Ohio Citizen Action survey
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Ohio Citizen Action survey

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