Post Tagged with: "Metzenbaum Award"

Michelle Alexander
Ohio Citizen Action

Michelle Alexander receives 2013 Howard M. Metzenbaum Award

CINCINNATI — Today author and civil rights advocate Michelle Alexander received the 2013 Howard M. Metzenbaum award for her brilliant, courageous and influential work attacking both the stubborn roots of racism, and at best, misguided drug policy in America, and her ability to raise the profile of her message. Ms. […]

Bill would ensure safety in fracking
Energy / Hydraulic Fracturing / Right-to-Know

Bill would ensure safety in fracking

NILES — “Federal standards for exposure to toxic chemicals are usually based on exposure to a single chemical for a known period of time. But workers who are exposed to toxic chemicals are usually exposed to a combination of toxic substances for unknown periods of time, and exposure to a […]

Forever Young: Staughton Lynd at 80
Ohio Citizen Action

Forever Young: Staughton Lynd at 80

NEW YORK, NY — “Staughton Lynd is all the rage. Again. In the last 18 months, Lynd has published two new books, a third that’s a reprint of an earlier work, plus a memoir co-authored with his wife Alice. In addition, a portrait of his life as an activist through […]

Society page: Ohio Citizen Action Howard M. Metzenbaum Award
Ohio Citizen Action

Society page: Ohio Citizen Action Howard M. Metzenbaum Award

CLEVELAND — “The ‘power to the people’ spirit of the 1960s came alive at Ohio Citizen Action’s annual Howard M. Metzenbaum Award event at the College Club in Cleveland Heights on Feb. 18. Lifetime civil-rights activists Staughton and Alice Lynd of Niles were honored with the Metzenbaum award for their […]

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

Call for nominations for the Ohio Citizen Action Howard M. Metzenbaum Award
Ohio Citizen Action

Call for nominations for the Ohio Citizen Action Howard M. Metzenbaum Award

The Ohio Citizen Action Howard M. Metzenbaum Award is the highest honor the organization can give. Since 1995, it has been presented to an Ohioan who best reflects Senator Metzenbaum’s example of principled tenacity. Ohio Citizen Action is inviting nominations for this year’s award by March 31, 2012. When Howard […]

Ohio Citizen Action will honor Alice and Staughton Lynd with the organization’s highest recognition, the Howard M. Metzenbaum Award
Ohio Citizen Action

Ohio Citizen Action will honor Alice and Staughton Lynd with the organization’s highest recognition, the Howard M. Metzenbaum Award

CLEVELAND — “Ohio Citizen Action will present the Howard M Metzenbaum award to Alice and Staughton Lynd in Cleveland on February 18. Staughton Lynd, a renowned attorney, historian, and activist, was principal administrator of the  Freedom Schools in the Mississippi Summer Project of 1964 and chaired the first anti-Vietnam war […]

The Ohio Citizen Action Howard M. Metzenbaum Award
Ohio Citizen Action

The Ohio Citizen Action Howard M. Metzenbaum Award

When Howard M. Metzenbaum retired from the U.S. Senate in 1994, Ohio Citizen Action decided to honor him by presenting an award in his name. Throughout his years of service in the Senate, Senator Metzenbaum’s name was synonymous with principled tenacity. Sen. Metzenbaum passed milestone consumer protection laws, including plant […]

Fernald – From nuclear weapons production site to nature preserve
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Fernald – From nuclear weapons production site to nature preserve

FERNALD PRESERVE — Ohio Citizen Action canvassers toured the site of a nuclear weapons production facility that’s been reclaimed by the community as a nature preserve. Their guides, Lisa Crawford of Fernald Residents for Environmental Safety and Health, and Sue Walpole of Flour Fernald, both have over 20 years experience […]

Caroline Beidler’s Metzenbaum Award acceptance speech
Eramet / Good Neighbor Campaigns / Ohio Citizen Action

Caroline Beidler’s Metzenbaum Award acceptance speech

CINCINNATI — “I learned that a woman who usually doesn’t have much more than a hundred dollars in her checking account can be a small part of something as significant as convincing an international corporation to make $150 million dollars worth of improvements to help the health of a community. […]