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Stephen Gabor elected to Ohio Citizen Action Board
Ohio Citizen Action

Stephen Gabor elected to Ohio Citizen Action Board

CLEVELAND – The Ohio Citizen Action Board has just elected Stephen Gabor to be a Board member for a three-year term beginning with the February 16, 2013 board meeting. Gabor joined the staff of Ohio Citizen Action as a phone canvasser in November 1999. He soon became a Crew Manager […]

Ohio Citizen Action Board of Directors – Barbara Wood
Ohio Citizen Action

Ohio Citizen Action Board of Directors – Barbara Wood

COLUMBUS — Barbara Wood first became involved with Ohio Citizen Action when she was active in a good neighbor campaign with Georgia Pacific to close their waste pit and reduce pollution in the Southfield/Marion Franklin neighborhood of Columbus.  She found the organizational mission to work with communities at the grassroots […]

In loving memory of Mike Jones
Ohio Citizen Action

In loving memory of Mike Jones

Ohio Citizen Action lost a dear friend and long-time board member yesterday with the death of Mike Jones, 62, of Pataskala. Mike died, surrounded by his family, in hospice care after suffering from lung cancer. We first met Mike in the 1990’s when he worked with our board member Carrie […]

Barn dance fundraiser raises the roof at Country Pines Tree Farm
Ohio Citizen Action

Barn dance fundraiser raises the roof at Country Pines Tree Farm

NEW LEBANON — Hosts David and Laura Rench welcomed 44 guests Saturday to the first-ever barn dance benefitting Ohio Citizen Action. The event raised over $3,500 for the organization’s anti-fracking campaign and brought together people from throughout southwest Ohio.  New Lebanon was well represented, but people came from as far away […]

Ohio Citizen Action Board of Directors
Ohio Citizen Action

Ohio Citizen Action Board of Directors

David Ashenhurst “I’m very interested in having a role with an organization that is working to organize people in an over-communicated world, where we often have such a distracted and distracting environment.  I have a life-long commitment to civil rights and environmental justice, going back to the first Earth Day […]

Air pollution agency cites Jefferson Twp. company for violations
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Air pollution agency cites Jefferson Twp. company for violations

Odor complaints could result in penalties for Clean Water Ltd. DAYTON — “A new round of environmental problems have cropped up at the troubled Jefferson Twp. plant formerly known as Perma-Fix of Dayton, leading the Regional Air Pollution Control Agency to slap current owner Clean Water Ltd. with a notice […]

Photo gallery: Howard M. Metzenbaum Award honoring Staughton and Alice Lynd
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Photo gallery: Howard M. Metzenbaum Award honoring Staughton and Alice Lynd

CLEVELAND — Ohio Citizen Action presented the Howard M. Metzenbaum award to Alice and Staughton Lynd on February 18 at the College Club of Cleveland. View Photo gallery Call for nominations for the next Ohio Citizen Action Howard M. Metzenbaum Award – deadline: March 31, 2012

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 […]

Thank you, Ellis Jacobs and Tom Trimble!
Ohio Citizen Action

Thank you, Ellis Jacobs and Tom Trimble!

Ellis Jacobs, outgoing president of the Ohio Citizen Action board, and Tom Trimble, outgoing president of the Ohio Citizen Action Education Fund board, are seen here cutting a cake at our board meeting in Columbus on Saturday.  Board members and staff presented them with original artwork by Angela Oster and […]

Ohio Citizen Action Education Fund Board of Directors – Willa Bronston
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Ohio Citizen Action Education Fund Board of Directors – Willa Bronston

DAYTON — Willa Bronston retired from the Berry Company after 30 years in 2003 and now owns an Auntie Ann’s Pretzels franchise.  Willa first heard of Ohio Citizen Action after the organization helped start a community group she joined called Citizens for the Responsible Destruction of Chemical Weapons. The group […]