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SOPEC AND Rural Action’s partnership aims to assist small businesses and local producers

By: Paul Celi

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded the Rural Energy for America Program Technical Assistance Grant (REAP TAG) to the Sustainable Ohio Public ... Read More

Tom Redfern receives the OEFFA’s 2024 Service Award

By: Paul Celi

Last Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024, at the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) conference in Newark, Ohio, Tom Redfern, the Senior Director ... Read More

Medical supplies program supports displaced residents in Marietta

By: Abby Neff, AmeriCorps VISTA

When Megan Smith learned about a fire that displaced 38 residents at the WiniBeri Place apartments in Marietta, Ohio, she ... Read More

Notes from Dynamite Hill, Keweenaw Bay, Part 1 of 3​

By: Joe Brehm

Jerry and I pause at a loud but distant noise. Through the green woods of big hemlocks, sugar maples and yellow and white ... Read More

Summer AmeriCorps Application Open Now


February 05, 2024

Summer AmeriCorps Application Open Now

The Plains, Ohio – Rural Action’s Leadership Development and Service programs are about mobilizing energetic and passionate ... Read More

Reflecting on the Heritage of the Hockhocking Adena Bikeway

By Isaac Miller

If you’re like me, then you probably enjoy Appalachian Ohio’s beauty. I enjoy exploring this region’s rolling hills, lush wooded areas, and ... Read More

MLK Day of Service

By: AmeriCorps Leadership at Rural Action

January 15 is a day to honor the life and legacy of one of the most prolific civil rights leaders ... Read More

Glacial History Tour with Paul Knoop

By: Amy Nicolai | Rural Action Camp Oty’Okwa AmeriCorps Member

On a warm Friday in December, Camp Oty’Okwa AmeriCorps members Anna Haught and Amy Nicolai joined ... Read More

Resilience and Resistance: AmeriCorps VISTA’s Reflection on National Training

By Abby Neff | AmeriCorps VISTA

In the middle of December, I attended an in-person training for AmeriCorps VISTA service members. I had never been to ... Read More

AmeriCorps and Watershed Restoration: A tale as old as Rural Action

By: Abby Neff | AmeriCorps VISTA

It’s not unusual for the stories about the watershed program at Rural Action to be connected. It’s a throughline of ... Read More

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