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OCL Board Announces New Members

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The OCL Board approved four new members at the annual meeting in June. The Board welcomes Christine Capella Peters, retired from the State Historic Preservation Office, Megan McLees Craner, Assistant Corporate Council, City of Syracuse, Christopher Miller, Chief Talent Officer, Syracuse City School District, and Patti Giancola-Knutsen, owner of Giancola Consulting. They will serve on... Read more »

2016 OCL Annual Meeting

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Sean Kershaw, executive director of Citizens League in St. Paul, MN, gives the keynote address at the 2016 OCL annual meeting. His topic was “Quantum Civics.”

OCL Announces 2016 Study

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As the Onondaga Citizens League wraps up the 2015 study, “How CNY Moves,” the board has announced the focus of its 2016 study. “Wage Disparities and Economic Performance” will look at the many issues surrounding poverty including: policies and practices, the rapid increase of concentrated poverty in Syracuse, the high public cost of low wages, and... Read more »

2014-2015 OCL Annual Report Highlights Accomplishments, Partnerships

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OCL’s 2014-2015 Annual Report features progress on this year’s study, “How CNY Moves”, spotlights accomplishments of recently completed studies and includes highlights of this year’s OCL annual meeting.   OCL members can receive a hard copy of the report by emailing OCL AnnRpt14-15

OCL Board Announces Staff Changes

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OCL Board President Mike Feng announced that two longtime staff members, Sandra Barrett and Colleen Karl-Howe, will be leaving their positions at the end of the year.  Sandra and Colleen leave the organization well prepared to begin a new chapter and continue the work they sheperded over the years.  Two new staff members, Eileen Jevis... Read more »