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...
Staff Spotlight, July 2018

Staff Spotlight, July 2018

OACAA would like to thank Ms. Minto for her contributions to the Community Action mission over the past 50 years! Name: Patricia Minto Title: Chief Finance Officer Agency: Jefferson County Community Action Council, Inc. Time with Community Action: 50 years Patricia...
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...
Nurturing motherhood through challenges

Nurturing motherhood through challenges

No matter how you look at it, parenting is tough. But when you add financial struggles and substance recovery to the challenges of raising three young daughters, it all can become very overwhelming. Meloney, a Mansfield, Ohio native, was struggling to raise her...