OACAA Briefing
The latest news from OACAA and Ohio CAAs
November 2016 - In This Issue:

The Community Action Agency Network is made up of more than 1,100 local, private, non-profit and public agencies, created through the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964. 


Ohio is made up of 48 agencies serving all 88 counties in the state. 


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The Community Action Promise
"Community Action changes people's lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other."
2017 Winter Legislative Conference
SCCAA students give pledge to salute veterans
(Source: CantonRep.com)
STARK COUNTY - Young students at the William Hunter Center's Head Start program practiced learning the Pledge of Allegiance for a special program Thursday.

Members of the Stark County Veterans Commission were on hand for a flag-raising ceremony at the center at 3015 Mahoning Road NE to recognize Veterans Day... Read more.
Full stomachs: Mobile farmers market targets area hunger
(Source: The Marietta Times)
The Southeastern Ohio Food Bank is a program within the Hocking-Athens-Perry Community Action which serves as the main food bank for the 10-county region.
According to Mallory Ferguson, community relations specialist, the mobile farmers market is a piece of a five-part series in the county funded by the Marietta Community Foundation, as a part of its initiative to fight against hunger in Southeastern Ohio... Read more.
FInal 30-day comment period for ROMA Next Gen closes soon! 
The final 30-day comment period for ROMA Next Generation opened on November 1st. There is still time to make your comments. For more information, visit the Community Action Partnership's home page to view recorded webinars and more, or download the entire package here
#GivingTuesday is November 29th! 
Last year, over $116 million dollars was raised on Giving Tuesday! Will your agency be joining the movement? To learn more, download the complete 2016 toolkit or visit GivingTuesday.com.
Ohio's Community Action Network
Ohio's Community Action Network was debuted during the NCAF Post-Election Webcast on November 17, 2016. Watch it on YouTube.
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