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—Diversity Equity and Inclusion Workshop Attendee

“As a ‘newer’ program director, this [training] was very helpful to understand my HEAP Coordinator’s role and ways I can assist in helping to organize her responsibilities and offices better. Thank you.”

—Summer Conference Workshop Attendee

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—Leadership Series Attendee

“[Community Action staff] are the most kind-hearted, hardworking, and encouraging management I have ever met. [They] really want everyone to succeed: children, families, and their employees. They truly care for others and want others to have a bright future.”

—Head Start Parent

Your Community Action Stories

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Lifeline Inc. earns Lake-Geauga Fast Track 50 Nonprofit of the Year Award

The Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies extends congratulations to Lifelife Inc. for receiving the Lake-Geauga Fast Track 50 Nonprofit of the Year Award at a gala on Thursday, November 4, 2021.
IMPACT Community Action Honored with Columbus Foundation Award

Congratulations are in order for IMPACT Community Action, whose critical pandemic and eviction prevention efforts made them the deserving recipient of the 2021 Columbus Foundation Award and related $50,000 grant.
Community Action-operated Family Medical Center wows in first year

Family Medical Centers’ first school-based center in Rock Hill, Ohio eliminates these strains by enabling children to be seen by health professionals and prescribed treatment on campus while parents remain at work.
8 out of 9 Americans who have lived in poverty experience it only short term
Ohio's Official Poverty Rate
Episodic Poverty Rate
Nearly 1/2 of Ohioans lack the liquid assets to stay out of poverty for 3+ months
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