Ohio Citizen Action

The View from Here – A 40th Anniversary Celebration in Cincinnati September 24, 2015
Ohio Citizen Action

The View from Here – A 40th Anniversary Celebration in Cincinnati September 24, 2015

Jonathan Goolsby
Clean Power Plan / Coal / Energy / Ohio Citizen Action

#KaraokeVsCoal (Karaoke wins!)

CINCINNATI — “The second annual Rock ‘n Roll Against Dirty Coal: Live Band Karaoke Challenge may be over, but the fight goes on. Many thanks to our contestants, judges, sponsors, volunteers and audience who helped us raise $7,453 at the event July 31. The competition was close, but judges awarded […]

Karaoke Challenge July 31, 2015 in Cincinnati
Ohio Citizen Action

Karaoke Challenge July 31, 2015 in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI — “Live the rock star dream in this live band karaoke contest fundraiser, featuring Sexy Time (the live band karaoke guys) and the Make Me Sing Scare-aoke Challenge. Admission: Suggested contribution of $20. Tickets also available at the door. Proceeds benefit Ohio Citizen Action’s campaigns to stop a consumer bailout […]

Meet Team Karaoke Glory Train
Ohio Citizen Action

Meet Team Karaoke Glory Train

CINCINNATI — Introducing Team Karaoke Glory Train, ten brave, dedicated souls who will spend the next few weeks raising money to sponsor them as contestants in Rock ‘n Roll Against Dirty Coal: Live Band Karaoke Challenge. This is the second year for the karaoke contest fundraiser, scheduled for Friday, July […]

Standing from left to right: Bryan Sonnega, Casey Worth, Christina Calderon, Dan Kerschner, Cory Stewart, Mike Blood, and JC Satt. Front row: Jordan Opst, Jacob VanWagoner, Annie Kreutzber, and Noah Yasi.
AEP / Coal / Duke Energy / Energy / FirstEnergy / Ohio Citizen Action

6,677 letters to stop the utility bailouts in Ohio

Cincinnati Canvass Cleveland Canvass CINCINNATI and CLEVELAND — As of May16, 6,677 Ohio Citizen Action members have sent handwritten letters urging the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio and Governor John Kasich to stop the financial bailout of Ohio’s outdated, least efficient coal plants. FirstEnergy, American Electric Power and Duke Energy […]

Earl F. Peoples, Sr.
Ohio Citizen Action

Remembering Earl Peoples, the People’s Choice

CLEVELAND — Earl F. Peoples, Sr., a much-admired and beloved former staff member of Ohio Citizen Action, died in March at the age of 85.  Earl was a soft-spoken and gentle man, who drew people to him with his earnest conversation and unquestionable dedication to social justice. Earl spent many […]

Help us celebrate 40 years. Make a special Earth Day birthday gift.
Ohio Citizen Action

Help us celebrate 40 years. Make a special Earth Day birthday gift.

Ohio Citizen Action members get results
Ohio Citizen Action

Ohio Citizen Action members get results

Energy and consumer victories since 1975 1975: Citizen Action begins a nationwide campaign to require advance notice of plant closings, which becomes federal law in 1989. 1982: Citizen Action wins the largest private consumer anti-trust settlement in U.S. history against three northeast Ohio grocery chains for price-fixing, resulting in a […]

Community groups sue EPA to win stronger air toxics protection for Ohioans
Ohio Citizen Action

Community groups sue EPA to win stronger air toxics protection for Ohioans

WASHINGTON, D.C. — “Yesterday, Ohio Citizen Action and 8 other community-based environmental and public health groups filed suit in federal district court in Washington, D.C. against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (‘EPA’) for missing legally required deadlines to protect public health from toxic air pollution. These groups are represented by […]

Dr. Heather Zoller
Ohio Citizen Action

Ohio Citizen Action Education Fund Board of Directors – Heather Zoller

CINCINNATI — “I’m very pleased long-time member and friend Dr. Heather Zoller of Cincinnati has joined the Ohio Citizen Action Education Fund Board of Directors. Her particular area of research will be extremely helpful as the Education Fund looks for new ways to engage citizens in our grassroots public health […]