Leadership Training Series

Leadership Training Series

Last year, OCATO partnered with OSU’s John Glenn College of Public Affairs to pilot a leadership training series for Ohio’s Community Action Network. Because we received such great feedback from participants, we are bringing it back for 2018! The series, which is...
State of Poverty in Ohio 2017

State of Poverty in Ohio 2017

This afternoon, we released our 25th annual State of Poverty in Ohio Report during a press conference at the Ohio Statehouse. This report has certainly grown over the past 25 years, transitioning from a joint project with our Cleveland agency to now partnering...
Staff Spotlight, March 2018

Staff Spotlight, March 2018

OACAA would like to thank Ms. Lewis for her contributions to the Community Action mission. Name: Nancy Lewis Title: Director of Clinical Services Agency: Ironton-Lawrence County Community Action Organization Time with Community Action: 42 years Nancy Lewis began her...
Staff Spotlight, February 2018

Staff Spotlight, February 2018

We are proud to have Jeannette Jarrett as part of our team and thank her for her many contributions to the Community Action mission. Name: Jeannette Jarrett Title: Operations and Support Specialist Organization: Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies (OACAA)...
Goldilocks and the board financial dashboards

Goldilocks and the board financial dashboards

Over the years, I have attended quite a few board meetings either as an auditor, a consultant, a Fiscal staff person, or a board member.  For me, one of the most interesting and fascinating agenda topics has always been the financial reports presented to the board....