Celebrating Community Action Month

Celebrating Community Action Month

Community Action Month is a time for our network to reflect on our successes and the triumphs of the people we serve. Throughout the past year, the pandemic created new hurdles we did not forsee. However, because of Community Action’s experience and capacity,...
COVID-19 Vaccine: It’s our turn

COVID-19 Vaccine: It’s our turn

Covid-19 has impacted our activities, our communities, and nearly every aspect of our lives for just over one year. But today, we are beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel with a safe and effective tool now available: the vaccine. Because of the COVID-19...
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....

Dear Commissioner Goodell

The following letter was sent to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on October 17, 2017.  Dear Commissioner Goodell: As you know, our Nation has witnessed a growing divide due to the frustration and injustices felt by some of our fellow citizens. NFL players across the...

From OACAA Executive Director Philip E. Cole

Lyndon B. Johnson coined the phrase “The War on Poverty” when he signed into law The Economic Opportunity Act of 1964. It was an instantly recognized phrase that was meant to represent a national effort to eliminate poverty. After successfully reducing the national...