State of Poverty in Ohio 2017

State of Poverty in Ohio 2017

This afternoon, we released our 25th annual State of Poverty in Ohio Report during a press conference at the Ohio Statehouse. This report has certainly grown over the past 25 years, transitioning from a joint project with our Cleveland agency to now partnering...
2016 State of Poverty: A Portrait of Ohio Families

2016 State of Poverty: A Portrait of Ohio Families

The Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies, in cooperation with Community Research Partners (CRP), released the 2016 State of Poverty: A Portrait of Ohio Families this afternoon during a press conference at The Ohio Statehouse. The report highlights trends and...
2015 State of Poverty in Ohio Report

2015 State of Poverty in Ohio Report

Shortly after welcoming guests to a morning press conference to release the 2015 State of Poverty in Ohio Report, Phil Cole, executive director of OACAA, paused, looked at the crowd and said, “Poverty isn’t easy.” There are nearly 1.8 million people in Ohio that fall...
State of Poverty in Ohio Report 2014

State of Poverty in Ohio Report 2014

In cooperation with Community Research Partners (CRP), OACAA released the State of Poverty in Ohio Report on Tuesday, March 10, 2015. The report, which is now available online, aims to illustrate the effects of poverty in an effort to understand economic hardships...