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Everyone needs to feel safe in their homes and as they drive their children to school, travel to work, and run errands. Unfortunately, not everyone fe ...

Social Ecology and Lawyering in the Anthropocene

Matt Currie, ABLE Managing Attorney for our Housing and Economic Development Practice Group, wrote Social Ecology and Lawyering in the Anthropocene, p ...

Hepatitis C

People who suffered from chronic Hepatitis C were finally able to obtain curative treatment covered by Medicaid when the Ohio Department of Medicaid made changes.  Read the White Paper Curing the Hepatitis Treatment Gap,” written by ABLE attorneys Taylor Burns, Rebecca Steinhauser, and Kara Ford, explaining why Medicaid coverage for curative treatment at earlier stages of the disease is vital and saves pain and hardship, and ultimately, Medicaid dollars. 

White Paper (pdf)

Justice Department Reaches Settlement with TPS to Resolve Discriminatory Discipline Case filed by ABLE

ABLE CASE UPDATE - Justice Department Reaches Settlement with Toledo Public Schools to Resolve Complaints of Race and Disability Discrimination in Stu ...

Children of Undocumented Parents Unlawfully Denied Driver’s Licenses

Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center, et al. v. Registrar, Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles  Obtaining a temporary instruction permit at age 15 and t ...

Refugees’ Court Victory Will Ensure Equal Access to Ohio Drivers’ Licenses

Community Refugee and Immigration Services, et al. v. Registrar, Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles   Transportation is crucial to most of us.  It allows ...

Important Message About COVID-19

Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE) is here to help people living in poverty for whom the COVID-19 pandemic has brought about swift and se ...

Celebrating the Center for Equal Justice

The Center for Equal Justice has stood as a beacon of hope for 10 years at the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Huron Street in Toledo. It offers servic ...

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Nearly 2000 people helped during driver's license clinics

Ohioans deserve the chance to move out of poverty by gaining stable employment so they can provide housing, food and other necessities to support themselves and their families. Often they must overcome barriers such as high driver’s license reinstatement fees, the loss of a driver’s license or other roadblocks that can prevent individuals from obtaining stable employment.