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Timothy Lenaghan

2016, AmeriCorps Legal Fellowships, Timothy Lenaghan

Timothy Lenaghan

Name of Host Organization: Legal Aid of Nebraska
City, State: Omaha, Nebraska
Issue area: Elderly
Sponsors: AmeriCorps, U.S. Department of Justice - Office for Victims of Crime, The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, MetLife Foundation, Legal Aid of Nebraska

The Project

Educate the community on elder abuse and financial exploitation as well as to provide civil legal services to victims.

The Inspiration

Need Addressed By Project
This project protects the legal rights of seniors. It educate the community on the harms caused by elder abuse and ways to prevent it. In addition, the project helps remedy the harm cause by abuse and exploitation.
The Right Person For This Project

Tim is the right person for the project because:
• He is passionate about helping those in need and specifically vulnerable populations
• He knows that low income seniors are often isolated and lack the resources necessary to protect their legal rights and is fortunate to have the skill set to make sure these rights are protected.