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February 2019 Newsletter – OACAA

Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies
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OACAA Briefing - February 2019

Network News

Gov. DeWine tours The Pearl House: Center that helps families recover from drug addiction
The Pearl House is a Permanent Supportive Housing project of Lancaster-Fairfield Community Action Agency.  Learn more about how this project is helping families recover and stay sober – read more.

Dayton mayor vows to reduce evictions, focuses on poverty
Dayton Daily News – Cherish Cronmiller, president and CEO of Miami Valley Community Action Partnership, attended the State of the City and said she was impressed by the speech…Cronmiller said the mayor in recent months reached out to agencies that serve people who are struggling to make ends meet and has shown dedication to poverty initiatives.

“Based on the address today, it sounds like the mayor is really committed to focusing on those in the community that have felt left behind,” said Cronmiller, who also was asked to be on the eviction task force. “Such an agenda is very reassuring to our agency, and others, that serve these residents every day – read more.

Community Action impact measured in hundreds, thousands
News Journal – The Clinton County Community Action Program’s (CCCAP) positive impact on the county can be measured in the hundreds and thousands, according to a look at the numbers racked up by the organization in 2018 – read more.

Association Updates

OACAA Moves Its Office
OACAA’s new address is 140 East Town Street, Suite 1150, Columbus, OH 43215

Upcoming Events

Foundation Level Seminar Series: Domestic Violence
April 16th in Columbus, OH

Leadership Training with Ohio State University
Begins April 16

2019 OACAA Annual Conference
July 24-26 in Kalahari, OH

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