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Housing Justice & Community Economic Development
ABLE Partners with Dayton Area Community Action Agency to Address Housing Crisis
Our collaboration with the Miami Valley Community Action Partnership has allowed us to approach the housing epidemic in a unique way that includes the input and needs of community members in the Dayton region.
New Mental Health Collaborative Project Provides Resources and Education to Providers
A new collaboration between ABLE and the Mental Health & Recovery Services Board of Lucas County (MHRSB) aims to address the multi-faceted needs of people living with mental health issues in northwest Ohio.
ABLE Attorneys Publish Analysis on the Community Lawyering Model in the UIC Law Review
"Working for Justice in an Unjust System: Moving Beyond the Legal System", published in Volume 55, Issue 2 of the UIC Law Review, discusses ABLE attorneys Kathleen Kersh and Matthew Currie’s analysis of how the community lawyering model can be used to promote community power to change unjust systems.
ABLE Receives $1 Million Grant for Eviction Protection in Rural Ohio Communities
ABLE is one of ten national organizations to receive HUD funding through the newly developed Eviction Protection Grant Program.
Junction Coalition Community Lawyering Project
After residents of a Toledo neighborhood known as “Junction” learned about banks’ Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) obligations and opportunities to seek reinvestment in their community through an ABLE attorney education session, they wanted to submit comments to the Federal Reserve when the opportunity arose with a recent bank merger.
ABLE/LAWO Helping Dayton Recover from Memorial Day Tornadoes
Thousands of Dayton-area residents lost their homes and other personal belongings as a result of 15 devastating torn Deadly tornadoes ripped through the Dayton-area on the evening of Memorial Day, causing damage that resulted in an emergency declaration.
Preventing Lead Poisoning in Children. “There’s Got to Be a Way to Do This.”
Children face enough challenges growing up in poverty. Lead poisoning and its devastating effects is unacceptable – it is preventable. ABLE has represented the Toledo Lead Poisoning Prevention Coalition (TLPPC) in the long struggle to prevent lead poisoning in rental housing in Toledo.
Gem City Market is providing a community-driven and sustainable solution to food insecurity in a Northwest Dayton community.
Gem City Market (GCM) is a ray of hope and identity in a community affected by decades of disinvestment. ABLE provided legal assistance when community members identified a need to fill the void left by major grocery chains closing their doors in West Dayton. The result was a community and worker-owned cooperative grocery store and deli that will provide fresh food and neighborhood jobs.