Protecting The Rights of People Living, Working, and Raising Their Families in Poverty
Prevent homelessness and protect renters from uninhabitable living conditions. Protect seniors and veterans. Ensure access to healthcare and education. Support welcoming communities and due process for immigrants. Rebuild neighborhoods and empower residents. Lift up the voices of people often unheard and left behind.
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Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE) is a non-profit regional law firm that provides high-quality legal assistance in civil matters to help low-income individuals and groups in Ohio achieve self-reliance, and equal justice and economic opportunity.
Celebrating the Center for Equal Justice
Thank you for making the Center for Equal Justice possible!Read more
ABLE worked with community groups and lawmakers to prevent exposure to lead paint in rental propertyProtecting Children and Families from Lead Poisoning
Drivers' License Legal Clinics
Removing Barriers to EmploymentLegal help leveraged a legislative pilot program
ABLE awarded $500,000 DOJ grant to help children in Dayton affected by opioid crisis.DOJ grant will support legal work to stabilize families and support economic security and education
Going Virtual During COVID-19
We worked fast to provide legal rights information to people in crisis - virtually.
When COVID-19 left many unemployed, home-schooling, and at risk of losing their housing, ABLE advocates stepped up.
Bringing Our Clients' Voices to the Statehouse
ABLE attorney Taylor Burns' testimony before the Ohio House Primary & Secondary Education CommitteeRead More
Who gets stopped in Oakwood? The racial divide.
Reasons to be concerned about how frequently Black drivers are stopped in Dayton's Oakwood.Read More
ABLE attorneys victorious in two class actions on behalf of Ohio immigrants
Recently two groups of Ohio immigrants won their rights to apply for Drivers' Licenses without discrimination.Read More Here