Community Action Responds: COVID-19

Community Action Responds: COVID-19

Community Action Agencies across Ohio are continuing to work hard to maintain current services and bring new resources to communities in response to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Though some agencies have closed offices to the public to maintain physical distancing...
OACAA Operations Statement, COVID-19

OACAA Operations Statement, COVID-19

Dear OACAA Members and Community Partners: As you are all aware, the COVID-19 pandemic has drastically impacted Ohioans this year—especially over the past week. First and foremost, I want to be sure that you are all staying safe and taking the recommended precautions...
Community Action Agencies and a global pandemic

Community Action Agencies and a global pandemic

Issues related to the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, are rapidly changing. Every day, new information is released, meetings and events are canceled, and many have had to change ways in which they operate to comply with school closings and much more. Though many...
Exemplary Program Awards 2019

Exemplary Program Awards 2019

Three Community Action programs awarded Exemplary Program Awards During the 2020 Winter Legislative Conference in January, three Community Action programs were recognized as exemplary for their highly effective and innovative programs that have made a substantial...
Community Action’s Role in the 2020 Census

Community Action’s Role in the 2020 Census

Ohio’s Community Action Network serves every county in Ohio and reaches some of the most undercounted populations in every American census. Because of this, Community Action Agencies are expected to play a strong role in preparation for Census Day on April 1, 2020....
Is it time for another board meeting already?

Is it time for another board meeting already?

“Didn’t we just have one last month—or at least the month before?  I don’t have time to prepare another board financial report. Besides, they don’t look at them anyway. And, by the time we get to the finance section of the meeting, everyone is cranky and ready to...