Ohio Citizen Action
Background on each winner
Howard M. Metzenbaum Award
The Ohio Citizen Action Howard M. Metzenbaum Award is the highest
honor the organization can give. Since 1995 it has been
presented to Ohio grassroots leaders who best
reflect Sen. Metzenbaums example of principled
When Howard M. Metzenbaum retired from the U.S. Senate in 1994, Ohio Citizen Action decided to honor him by presenting an award in his name. Throughout his service in the Senate, Senator Metzenbaum’s name was synonymous with fighting for what’s right.