New Opportunities for Training and Technical Assistance in 2019

New Opportunities for Training and Technical Assistance in 2019

It has been busy here at OACAA so far in 2019! The staff has been working hard to position the Ohio Community Action Network for success between the hosting the winter conference, getting up to speed on the DeWine administration and everything in between. Although...
Volunteers and your mission

Volunteers and your mission

Volunteers are vital to the success of Community Action’s mission. Last year, over 37,000 volunteers in Ohio gave over 1.6 million hours of their time, energy, and talents to support the programs and services throughout Ohio’s Community Action Agencies. Those hours...
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...

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...
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...
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....