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Noah Yasi
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Ohio Citizen Action welcomes Cincinnati Canvass Director Noah Yasi

Noah Yasi started canvassing May 2012 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. His first campaign involved working on a ballot initiative to raise renewable energy standards in Michigan. His activist career has taken him all over the country, and we are pleased that Noah has chosen to lead our field canvass operation […]

Jessica Smith-Szabo
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Jessica Smith-Szabo to lead Cleveland field canvass for Ohio Citizen Action

CLEVELAND — On Monday, Jessica Smith-Szabo joined the staff of Ohio Citizen Action as Field Canvass Director. Recently married on September 27, Jessica is a dedicated canvasser from Clean Water Action in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Smith-Szabo grew up in Milan, Michigan the middle child of five. She studied at Central […]

Peddlers are free to knock on Columbus doors until 8 p.m.
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Peddlers are free to knock on Columbus doors until 8 p.m.

COLUMBUS — “Columbus’ 8 p.m. curfew applies only to commercial solicitors, said Assistant City Attorney Josh Cox. He said commercial activity still has some First Amendment protection, and city officials felt that, to be safe, they should move the curfew back two hours. He said it doesn’t apply to nonprofit […]

You’re invited to the  Puffin Collaborative Film Festival in Columbus
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You’re invited to the Puffin Collaborative Film Festival in Columbus

Celebrate the power of film and a shared vision with the first annual Puffin Collaborative Film Festival, September 21 – 25 at the Gateway Film Center, 1550 North High Street in Columbus. Every screening will work to support the vision and efforts of a host of nonprofit organizations joined together […]

Save the date for “Movies with a Mission” at the Gateway
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Save the date for “Movies with a Mission” at the Gateway

COLUMBUS —  The Puffin Foundation West presents the Puffin Collaborative Film Festival , a project to benefit ten Columbus area non-profit groups and their progressive, people-oriented missions. In her project mission statement, event organizer Java Kitrick says, “The idea was to create dynamic parternships between 10 not-for-profit leaders who truly understand […]

Jonathan Goolsby accepts his award for best karaoke performance from Melissa English.
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Rock ‘n Roll Against Dirty Coal a huge success

CINCINNATI —  By every measure, Friday’s benefit for Ohio Citizen Action Education Fund was a big hit. The standing-room-only crowd in the back room of the Northside Tavern was treated to amazing karaoke performances, which included costume changes, duets and enough energy to bring the house down. Thanks to the […]

Live Band Karaoke Challenge
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Live Band Karaoke Challenge

August 15, 2014 at 8pm at the Northside Tavern in Cincinnati

Roxanne Qualls
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Qualls joins Xavier’s team

CINCINNATI — “Former Cincinnati mayor and councilwoman Roxanne Qualls has been hired by Xavier University. She’ll be Special Assistant to the Provost for Urban and Regional Engagement and will report to Provost and Chief Academic Officer Scott Chadwick. She was hired because of her background in community engagement in the […]

Volunteer to march with Ohio Citizen Action in Northside’s July 4th parade Friday
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Volunteer to march with Ohio Citizen Action in Northside’s July 4th parade Friday

CINCINNATI — Ohio Citizen Action’s Cincinnati office will once more take its anti-fracking message to the streets – for Northside’s 4th of July parade. Volunteers are needed to march and distribute literature to the crowd. The event starts at noon and shuttle service to the staging area is available from […]

Brewraiser
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Brewraiser

CLEVELAND — For this summer’s fundraising celebration we’re hosting a party at Nano Brew in the Ohio City neighborhood where we’ll have a small-batch beer brewed just for our event, an oversized jenga tournament, and a silent auction. Our silent auction will proudly feature Cleveland’s deep and growing local pride with […]