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Q: How do Ohio Citizen Action members keep winning good-neighbor campaigns?

A: Strength in numbers

Age of Ohio Citizen Action in years: 34
Number of handwritten member letters to company officials in each campaign: 10,000 to 25,000
Number of front porch visits by door-to-door canvassers: 8.5 million
Number of update phone calls to members: 1.5 million
Number of leaflets, fact sheets, and newsletters: 15.5 million
Number of fresh daily editions of our web news: 2,300
Number of visits to our website: 2 million
Number of research reports and studies issued: 230
Number of Howard M. Metzenbaum Ohio Citizen Action Award winners: 9
Rank in size among Ohio environmental organizations: 1
Rank in size among all state canvass-based organizations in the nation: 1

Of course, what's most important can't be counted:

Ohio Citizen Action . . .
. . . is the hub of a big statewide network of allies and friends who have worked together for years, accomplished much, respect each other, and are committed to working together indefinitely.
. . . is home to a large body of practical organizing experience and skills.
. . . relentlessly identifies, recruits, and trains people with the potential to be part of the next generation of Ohio leaders.
. . . has pioneered many of the approaches and techniques now widely followed by citizens groups across the nation.

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