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The Blade - October 7, 2023
Housing advocates host free legal clinic for renters

- October 3, 2023
Need free legal advice on a landlord-tenant issue? There's an upcoming event for you in Toledo

Miami Valley Today -
September 21, 2023
Job and Family Services funds OK'd by MC Commissioners

The Richland Source
- August 22, 2023
Right to counsel: How Cleveland levels the playing field for low-income tenants

Highland County Press
- July 6, 2023
Ohio State Bar Foundation awards over $400K through its spring cycle

The Blade
- June 11, 2023
Legal community gathers for Gridiron

The Sojourner's Truth
- June 1, 2023
The 2023 Access to Justice Awards Dinner honors Judge Myron Duhart

The Toledo Journal
- May 17, 2023
Farmworker activist Mónica Ramírez to keynote the 2023 Access to Justice Awards Dinner on May 25
- May 5, 2023
Farmworker activist Mónica Ramírez to keynote the 2023 Access to Justice Awards Dinner on May 25

Lima News - April 2, 2023
Lima clinic focuses on expunging criminal records

Mansfield News Journal
- March 26, 2023
Lexington High School senior facing challenges makes broadcasting debut at All-Star Classic

The Blade
- February 7, 2023
A year later, Toledo tenant legal program showing signs of success

City of Toledo
- February 7, 2023
City of Toledo's Department of Housing & Community Development announce first year success of LAWO Right to Counsel program

Court News Ohio - October 4, 2022
Pro bono works improves access to justice

News5 Cleveland
- July 18, 2022
Debate continues over Ohio's EdChoice as more organizations chime in on lawsuit

The Crescent-News
- June 29, 2022
UW of Defiance County distributes $208,834.27 to support local programs

- June 7, 2022
Toledo organizations working to solve rapid increase of first-time homelessness

The Blade
- May 19, 2022
Hendel: Honorable Glenda Hatchett presides over 2022 Access to Justice Awards

-  May 13, 2022
The Toledo Bar Association and Legal Aid of Western Ohio are hosting free legal clinics on eviction sealing

Norwalk Reflector
- April 29, 2022
St. Paul High School hosts mental health panel

- April 23, 2022
Community Advocacy Award goes to Maya

- April 21, 2022
New effort to combat Toledo eviction crisis

The Blade - April 21, 2022
Local leaders announce multi-organization partnership to combat evictions in Lucas County

The Blade
- April 7, 2022
Tenant right-to-counsel program showing signs of success

Dayton Business Journal - December 1, 2021
Dayton group lands $1M grant to aid tenants facing eviction

WTOL11 - November 28, 2021
Toledo law group receives $1 million grant from HUD to help provide legal assistance to at-risk tenants

The Blade - November 23, 2021
Toledo's Advocates for Basic Equality receives $1 million grant

Department of Justice - October 13, 2021
U.S. Attorney's Office Commemorates Domestic Violence Awareness Month

13ABC - September 17, 2021
New legal help for people in Toledo facing eviction

The Blade - September 15, 2021
Toledo City Council approves tenants' right-to-counsel bill

The Courier - September 3, 2021
Sen. Brown hears Findlay housing needs

The Blade - August 10, 2021
Toledo Councilmen introduce right-to-counsel bill

WRGT Dayton - August 9, 2021
Area municipal court not honoring CDC eviction moratorium

The Blade - August 9, 2021
Officials hope to secure legal representation for those caught in Toledo's eviction crisis

The Blade - August 8, 2021
Toledo's eviction crisis: 'Complicated systems break in complicated ways'

The Blade - July 2, 2021
Judge and attorneys disagree on eviction moratorium

The Blade - April 2, 2021
Toledo eviction hearings resume without CDC moratorium in effect

Dayton Bar Briefs - April 2021
Campaign for Equal Justice exceeds goal

The Blade - March 30, 2021
Federal evictions moratorium will no longer be upheld in Toledo Housing Court

The Blade - March 29, 2021
CDC evictions moratorium extended until June 30

The Chronicle - March 25, 2021
Eviction moratorium expires March 31st

The Blade - February 23, 2021
Water restored to Creekside Mobile Home Park, owner faces lawsuit

WTOL11 - December 18, 2020
More long-term housing needed for Ohio victims of domestic violence

The Blade - December 16, 2020
Renters face pressure from some landlords in pandemic

The Blade - December 15, 2020
Toledo City Council approves protections for renters

WTOL11 - November 21, 2020
Domestic abuse increasing due to coronavirus pandemic according to survivor advocates - October 26, 2020
Housing task force members named

The Blade - October 15, 2020
Barbara Hendel: Lawyers recognized for good works at Access to Justice Awards

The Courier - October 3, 2020
Help is out there for renters

ONU Magazine - July 31, 2020
Essential Advocates

The Courier - July 30, 2020
Local groups offer eviction prevention aid

The Blade - July 24, 2020
LMHA will not evict residents from public housing through Sept. 30

The Blade - July 22, 2020
Toledo rental assistance program to now accept public housing applicants

The Blade - May 15, 2020
Illegal evictions, housing discrimination a concern during coronavirus pandemic

Dayton 24/7 NOW - May 1, 2020
Eviction hearings postponed for some local courts

Dayton Daily News - April 19, 2020
Group that provides free legal services taking a hit due to coronavirus

Dayton Daily News - April 2, 2020
Coronavirus causes uncertainty for those struggling to pay rent, mortgages

Richland Source - February 16, 2020
In wake of death: Legal aid options available in domestic abuse complaints

The Blade - December 1, 2019
Acts of Kindness: Groups raise funds to provide legal services for people in poverty - November 29, 2019
Legal aid group celebrates 50 years

91.3 WYSO - November 10, 2019
Dayton area leaders to be honored for service to community

OSBA News - October 1, 2019
Ohio State Bar Association to honor area lawyers in Toledo on Oct. 3, team up with legal aid organization to host pro bono clinic

Sandusky Register - September 6, 2019
Local agencies assist victims of domestic violence

The Blade - May 29, 2019
Dinner honors those who work for justice

The Blade -
May 10, 2019
Harbaugh visits Toledo to advocate for equality in court system

13ABC - 
April 30, 2019
What are your rights when landlord won't listen

91.3 WYSO
- February 18, 2019
Thousands eligible under new Ohio driver's license reinstatement fee amnesty program