Annual Report Social Media Toolkit, 2020

Annual Report Social Media Toolkit, 2020

Since 1965, the Ohio Community Action Network has worked to support Ohioans through challenging times and move towards self-sufficiency. The unprecedented challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 impacted every county statewide and left more Ohioans than...

State of Poverty Report Toolkit, 2021

State of Poverty Report Toolkit, 2021

The 2021 State of Poverty Report is here! This annually-updated report provides the Community Action network, local partners, and elected officials with a data-driven, comprehensive assessment of what households are struggling with across Ohio. This year's report...

OACAA welcomes new staff member

OACAA welcomes new staff member

OACAA would like to extend a warm welcome to Emily Nolan as a new member of Ohio’s Community Action Network! Emily joined the OACAA staff as the Communications and Development Specialist in May 2021. In this role, Emily will work closely with OACAA Communications...

Head Start family gives back

Head Start family gives back

Caption: Kendra Irwin with son, Connor. Photo provided by Irwin.    For Kendra Irwin, Community Action is not only the organization that prepared her son Connor for kindergarten, it is the support her family needed to get through a financial hardship and gave her...

MYCAP’s Shelia Triplett honored with humanitarian award

MYCAP’s Shelia Triplett honored with humanitarian award

Caption: Shelia Triplett and Mayor Jamel Tito Brown. Photo provided by MYCAP. In honor of her long-time community service, the Alliance for Congregational Transformation Influencing our Neighborhoods (A.C.T.I.O.N) of Youngstown recognized Mahoning-Youngstown Community...

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, the...

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...

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