Self-Sufficiency and Economic Pathways Reports

Self-Sufficiency and Economic Pathways Reports

OACAA, in cooperation with University of Washington School of Social Work, Center for Women’s Welfare, released The Self-Sufficiency Standard for Ohio 2015 report and demonstrated the updated and expanded online calculator during a press conference on Tuesday,...

Effective communication

As a new parent, I could not wait for my son to say his word first.  As an adult, some days I do not want to hear his next. Though as I joke, we know that maintaining open lines of communication with not only children, but coworkers, customers, and members of the...
HR/Fiscal Conference: What the heck happened?

HR/Fiscal Conference: What the heck happened?

Are you paying your exempt employees at least $50,440/year? Starting in 2016, you may have to in order to maintain their exempt status. And that’s not all… In mid-September, OACAA hosted a one-day Human Resources / Fiscal Conference at the Crowne Plaza in Dublin for...
The importance of program evaluations

The importance of program evaluations

How do you tell your story? Why is the work that you do relevant and worthy of funding? These are questions that all non-profits ask to be more sustainable and worthy of funding to provide programs and services to their community. By tracking and measuring data, each...
Building a strong bridge out of poverty

Building a strong bridge out of poverty

Earlier this week I joined one of OCATO’s Internal Consultants (ICs) at a Bridges Out of Poverty training hosted by Ross County Community Action Commission for District Four. Jeffrey Diver, IC and executive director of Supports to Encourage Low-Income Families (SELF),...