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Lawyers taking to Youngstown streets to help residents with legal problems

Legal Aid attorneys have been going out into Youngstown’s neighborhoods to meet clients where they live, work and play for the pilot project. Two attorneys are working full-time on it, with plans for another to be hired soon. The project, which was funded by a $350,000 Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation’s Neighborhood Stabilization Grant, provides holistic [...]

May 30th, 2018|

2017 Annual Report Now Available

Our nation promises justice for all, not just for those who can afford it. Legal aid levels the playing field and helps ensure fairness in Ohio’s justice system. It provides access to legal help for people to protect their livelihoods, their health, and their families. The Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation’s 2017 annual report tells the [...]

May 8th, 2018|

Perry County judges recognized for improving access to justice

Judge Luann Cooperrider of Perry County Probate Court/Juvenile Court and Judge Dean Wilson of Perry County Municipal Court are the 2018 recipients of the Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation Presidential Award for Pro Bono Service.

April 27th, 2018|

Angie Lloyd: State should boost its services for immigrants

OLAF Executive Director Angie Lloyd writes in an op-ed that Ohioans should call for more immigration, not less. Ohio has a vibrant immigrant story in which Ohio’s immigrants contribute mightily to our state in a variety of positive ways, spurring both economic and community growth. Read more in The Columbus Dispatch.

April 23rd, 2018|

Ohio’s 513,592 immigrants sustain state’s population, economy

Our Pathway to a Brighter Future: Ohio's New Americans says Ohio's newest residents could help reverse its declining population, provide much-needed innovation and diversity of ideas, and offer a solution to its looming shortage of workers in fields like healthcare. Read more in The Plain Dealer.

April 23rd, 2018|

LSC Receives $25 Million Spending Boost from Congress


March 26th, 2018|

New report finds immigrants play vital role in Ohio’s economy

The Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation, in partnership with a group of philanthropy organizations, has released a new report, Our Pathway to a Brighter Future: Ohio's New Americans, revealing that immigrants play a crucial role in Ohio’s economy and that further investments in services for immigrants would expand positive outcomes. “Immigrants and their children represent the [...]

March 14th, 2018|

The American College of Trial Lawyers Issues Statement on Latest Round to Defund Legal Services Corporation


March 7th, 2018|

Provide right to counsel in housing cases to reduce evictions, tackle poverty: Hazel Remesch (Opinion)

Cleveland Legal Aid lawyer Hazel Romesch writes in an op-ed that providing a right to counsel for low-income tenants facing eviction could offer huge payoffs both in keeping these families from becoming homeless and for the region. Read more on Cleveland.com.

March 5th, 2018|

Defunding Legal Services Corp., per Trump’s wishes, would cut almost $4 million from local legal aid groups

Crain's Cleveland 2/14/18

February 15th, 2018|