ABA Day in Washington, D.C. Highlights Legal Aid’s Impact

Each spring, the Ohio Access to Justice Foundation joins legal leaders from around Ohio and the country at the American Bar Association’s ABA Day in Washington, D.C. The event brings together leaders of the ABA, and state and local bars, to advocate on Capitol Hill on issues of importance to the legal profession. ABA Day [...]

2024-04-16T13:06:50-05:00April 16th, 2024|

Social Services for the Arab Community Puts Immigrant Needs First

Social Services for the Arab Community (SSFAC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring that immigrants from Arab nations have everything they need to achieve self-sufficiency and thrive. From translation services to employment services to immigration legal services, SSFAC provides a wealth of resources to help immigrants transition to their new lives in America. The [...]

2024-04-16T08:43:47-05:00April 16th, 2024|

Pro Bono Summit Generates New Ideas to Grow Volunteerism

The 2024 Pro Bono Summit brought together leaders and pro bono advocates from around the state to brainstorm ideas to amplify and grow pro bono service. More than 50 professionals gathered at the Grand Event Center in Columbus for the event, hosted by the Ohio Access to Justice Foundation, to listen and engage with one [...]

2024-04-16T10:37:53-05:00April 16th, 2024|

Meet Tash Yeager

The Foundation is pleased to introduce our newest team member, Tash Yeager, who joins us as the Grants Assistant for our Ukrainian Legal Services Grant program. Beyond her role at the Foundation, Tash heads her own tax business, Yeager's Tax Pro, which she established in 2021. Boasting an MBA from Fisher College of Business and [...]

2023-12-21T12:58:40-05:00December 21st, 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|

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|