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Tenille N. Kaus Leads DEI and Advancement at The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland

Tenille Kaus is only four months into her new role at The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland, where she leads diversity, equity, inclusion (DEI), and advancement for the nonprofit, but already she has a full plate. Charged with implementing legal aid’s DEI plan and designing strategies to ensure that the nonprofit considers DEI principles across [...]

2023-03-07T11:05:39-05:00February 13th, 2023|

Ohio Justice Bus: Meet Scott Kovach

Scott Kovach is the new staff attorney for the Ohio Justice Bus. Kovach is a Capital University Law School graduate and holds a master’s degree in legal studies from Washington University in St. Louis. Kovach is a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army and has served since 2009. Kovach joins the Bus in his first [...]

2023-02-14T12:44:06-05:00February 13th, 2023|

Ohio Justice Bus: Meet Delaney Barr

Delaney Barr is the new program manager for the Ohio Justice Bus. Barr previously served as a staff attorney at Equality Ohio, where she advocated for Ohio’s LGBTQ population across a host of legal areas. Barr earned her law degree from The George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C. What led you to this [...]

2023-02-14T12:44:40-05:00February 9th, 2023|

Clark County Juvenile Court and Legal Aid Work Together to Keep Kids in School

An innovative program in Springfield funded by the Supreme Court of Ohio is bringing together Clark County Juvenile Court, Advocates for Basic Legal Equality (ABLE), and Springfield City Schools to help chronically absent kids and their families get back on the path to success in school. The program, envisioned and developed by Clark County Judge [...]

2023-01-09T13:51:22-05:00January 9th, 2023|

CareSource and the Foundation Team Up to Address Social Determinants of Health

When CareSource, one of the nation’s largest Medicaid managed care plans, set out to help address social determinants of health (SDOH), the Ohio Access to Justice Foundation was a natural partner. As the state’s access to justice entity, the Foundation understands that civil legal services are particularly effective in improving SDOH, as non-medical factors affect [...]

2023-01-09T10:15:05-05:00January 9th, 2023|

NAACP’s Crystal Bryant-Agyemang Adds Foundation’s DEI Committee to Impressive Resume

Crystal Bryant-Agyemang is a fierce advocate, leader, attorney, and public servant with a drive to serve her community. With a background in social work and the law, Bryant-Agyemang is an effective collaborator and organizer, a sought-after leader, and a staunch advocate for Ohioans impacted by the criminal justice system. As Executive Director of the Cleveland [...]

2023-03-07T11:06:44-05:00January 9th, 2023|

New Video Highlights Foundation’s Work

Since the Supreme Court of Ohio declared the Ohio Access to Justice Foundation the official access to justice entity of Ohio in 2019, the Foundation has been busy. Through the Foundation’s continued funding and support of Ohio’s legal aid organizations, its expanded focus on developing and funding access to justice initiatives like Ohio Legal Help [...]

2023-01-09T10:14:08-05:00January 9th, 2023|

Ohio’s Specialty Providers Address Civil Legal Needs

The Ohio Access to Justice Foundation, in its role as the access to justice entity for the state of Ohio, recently gathered data from 20 Ohio specialty civil legal service providers on their structure, services, funding streams, and staff. The results found that the specialty providers served nearly 8,500 Ohioans in 2021, helping to address [...]

2022-12-12T15:47:54-05:00December 9th, 2022|