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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 […]

Cleveland music scene mourns Ken Janssen
Ohio Citizen Action

Cleveland music scene mourns Ken Janssen

CLEVELAND — “It wasn’t unexpected, but local musician/former Beachland booker/force of nature Ken Janssen didn’t live to see 2015, passing away on New Year’s Eve. For the last two and a half years, Ken was battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, and he did so with the […]

Roxanne Qualls
Ohio Citizen Action

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 […]

D.C. Alt-Country band plays for Ohio Citizen Action
Energy

D.C. Alt-Country band plays for Ohio Citizen Action

CLEVELAND — “Fri 5/24 @ 9PM If you like rootsy music and despise fracking, you’ll want to stop by the Beachland Tavern for the benefit for environmental group Ohio Citizen Action, headlined by the Washington D.C.-based Highballers. …The quintet is known as a exemplar of what’s come to be called […]

First, do no harm
Ohio Citizen Action / Research & Reports

First, do no harm

Notes for attorneys working with groups fighting for Environmental Justice “Where there is an active community group and no obvious slam dunk case: It is generally wise to save the big law suit for last, for a lot of reasons. They can be disempowering – everyone stands around and watches […]

Plain Dealer fell for spin on coal plants
Coal / FirstEnergy

Plain Dealer fell for spin on coal plants

CLEVELAND — “The Jan. 30 editorial ‘Coal plants’ loss will hurt Ohio‘ blames EPA air pollution regulations. Regulations did not close those plants; FirstEnergy did. It was the company’s business decision not to upgrade the outdated facilities. FirstEnergy fought for 20 years to resist regulations and now complains (along with […]

Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, 89
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Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, 89

BIRMINGHAM, AL — “Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, who died yesterday in a Birmingham hospital, is justly remembered as one of the great civil rights leaders, a man of courage who never wavered during the 1950s and 60s fight for racial justice in the face of bombs, fire hoses and numerous jailings. […]

Paddlefest fills river with kayaks, canoes
Ohio Citizen Action

Paddlefest fills river with kayaks, canoes

Brewster Rhoads has grown event into the largest in the country CINCINNATI — “…Rhoads has another thrill in store this weekend on the Ohio: the sight of more than 2,000 Paddlefest participants in kayaks and canoes. Organizers say it’s the largest paddling event of its kind in the country. Rhoads […]

Ohio Citizen Action alumni: Ami Williams
Ohio Citizen Action

Ohio Citizen Action alumni: Ami Williams

New Visions Group: “Ami has a knack for organizing, management, and grassroots mobilization. She began her career working for Ohio Citizen Action, a non-profit, non-partisan group mobilizing grassroots outreach throughout the State of Ohio. In 2004, Ami made the transition to AT&T where she managed a small office and retail […]

Creation of Stern Institute marks new chapter in fight for liberty
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Creation of Stern Institute marks new chapter in fight for liberty

CLEVELAND — “The ACLU of Ohio is pleased to announce the establishment of the Al Stern Legislative Institute. This program, devoted to the ACLU of Ohio’s advocacy efforts, is made possible by a generous commitment from Mickey Stern and her family. It creates a legacy in memory of husband and […]