Reintroduced earlier this summer in the Ohio legislature, House Bill 206 proposes to change the rules about expelling students from school, allowing long – potentially unending – deprivations of learning. ABLE has joined other advocacy and civil rights groups opposing HB 206.
SUCCESS Program Addresses Family Legal and Social Challenges to Improve School Attendance
In a partnership with Clark County Juvenile Court and Springfield City Schools, ABLE is assisting chronically absent kids and their families through an innovative initiative called the SUCCESS Program.
Tenant Information Hotline Now Open
The Tenant Eviction Relief Project & Tenant Information Hotline is ready to take your calls! We work with clients to access tenant rights information, receive rental assistance funds, and support policy advocacy that protects tenants’ housing stability. Contact the Tenant Information Hotline at 1-833-777-0277.
ABLE’s Project with the Vera Institute of Justice Helps Bridge the Justice Gap for Unaccompanied Children
ABLE has partnered with the Vera Institute of Justice to launch the Unaccompanied Children Project. Funded by the Office of Refugee Resettlement, the project is an expansion of our decades-long commitment to serving the varied legal needs of immigrants in Ohio.
EdChoice Vouchers Affect the Rights of Vulnerable Ohio Children with Low Incomes as Argued in Amicus Brief
ABLE has joined several advocacy and legal services organizations to file an amicus brief in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Ohio’s school voucher program.
Reducing Mental Health Stigma Among Racial and Ethnic Minorities and Non-English Speaking Communities
The Stigma Reduction Expansion Initiative is a community partnership that addresses mental health and COVID-19 fears in Ohio's agricultural worker and immigrant communities.
ABLE and LAWO Publish 2022 – 2023 Harvest Calendar for Ohio’s Farmworker Community
The Harvest Calendar is our main outreach tool for immigrants and agricultural workers, reaching nearly 2,000 people.
Honoring the Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education
ABLE honors the 68th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education by reflecting on the impact the case had on the civil rights movement.
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.