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

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
Ohio Citizen Action

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 […]

Latino civil rights advocate Leo Pierson joins Ohio Citizen Action board
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Latino civil rights advocate Leo Pierson joins Ohio Citizen Action board

CINCINNATI – Ohio Citizen Action is pleased to welcome Leo Pierson to our board of directors.  Leo  is an expert on immigration policy and an immigrant and Latino civil rights advocate. “I was moved to join the board because as a part of a new generational wave of Latino American citizens, I have […]

Board member profile: Ellis Jacobs
Ohio Citizen Action

Board member profile: Ellis Jacobs

YELLOW SPRINGS — Ellis Jacobs is one well-rounded activist. He has been an attorney committed to public interest work for the past 20 years. Since 1987 he has worked at the Legal Aid Society of Dayton. Before he became an attorney, Ellis was one of the organizers of the Miami […]

Dayton Power & Light deal prompts stock rush; rates won’t change
Dayton Power & Light / Energy

Dayton Power & Light deal prompts stock rush; rates won’t change

Dayton utility being purchased for $4.7 billion DAYTON — “The Miami Valley’s residential and business electricity consumers won’t feel any immediate impact from Wednesday’s announcement that Dayton Power and Light Co.’s corporate parent is to be sold to a global energy company with operations on five continents… The deal requires […]

Ohio Citizen Action Board of Directors – Nancy Sullivan
Ohio Citizen Action

Ohio Citizen Action Board of Directors – Nancy Sullivan

“I bring a strong interest in environmental issues and the democratic action necessary to change systems responsible for pollution and environmental degradation.” CINCINNATI — Nancy has long been active on local, national and international issues. Her varied interests include community supported agriculture, immigrants’ rights, clean energy, mountaintop removal and labor […]

Ohio Citizen Action Board of Directors – Anne Wise, MD, MPH
Ohio Citizen Action

Ohio Citizen Action Board of Directors – Anne Wise, MD, MPH

CLEVELAND — Dr. Anne Wise believes that Ohio Citizen Action is so effective, “because they do the canvass right. Ohio Citizen Action is founded on the notion that community organizing begins with people talking to people and the canvass is first and foremost that kind of tool.” Anne’s own involvement […]

Nancy Sullivan joins Ohio Citizen Action board
Ohio Citizen Action

Nancy Sullivan joins Ohio Citizen Action board

CINCINNATI — Ohio Citizen Action has elected Nancy Sullivan for a three year term to its board of directors. Nancy has long been active on local, national and international issues. Her varied interests include community supported agriculture, immigrants rights, clean energy, mountaintop removal and labor issues. Now retired, Ms. Sullivan […]