Self-Sufficient Wages and Health

Self-Sufficient Wages and Health

The United States of America has always held up work as a core value that defines us as a nation. It is commonly expected that everyone who has the ability to work should do so. Phrases like, “the early bird gets the worm” or “the dignity of a hard day’s work”...
Back to School

Back to School

As the clock ticks away the 93 Days of Summer 2018, it is back to school for students. From the early childhood preschooler to the anticipatory high school senior, it is time to get back to all forms of educational pursuits. Back to school symbolizes many things for...
Guest Blog: Flourishing in Failure

Guest Blog: Flourishing in Failure

Back in 1969, my friend Steve turned to his friends and said – “ya know, it’s going to be really crowded. Why don’t we wait until NEXT year to go to Woodstock.” Sometimes we make mistakes! How do you recover from them and more importantly how do you avoid making (at...
Recap: 2018 Annual Summer Conference

Recap: 2018 Annual Summer Conference

Over 200 Community Action professionals, partners, exhibitors, and trainers joined us last week in Dayton, Ohio for the 2018 Annual Summer Conference, #OHASC18, and we’re glad that they did. Together we enjoyed another great lineup of featured speakers and training...
School’s out for the summer

School’s out for the summer

It is time for summer fun for everyone! All it takes to have fun with your family is knowing when and where to look for those great activities. From the first official kick-off of summer—typically Memorial Day—to the final summer holiday—Labor Day—there are many fun...

OACAA Foundation Level Seminar Series CPR Training

OACAA Foundation Level Seminar Series CPR Training Lorie McClain and Jeannette M. Jarrett The Spring Foundation Level Seminar Series 2, Part 4 was held on April 24th, 2018.  There were thirty-two staff members in attendance from six community action agencies receiving...