Virginia Tallent

  • Hosted by Legal Aid Society of Southwest Ohio
  • Sponsored by Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation
  • Service location Cincinnati
  • Law school University of Cincinnati College of Law
  • Issue area Children/Youth, Medical-Legal Partnership
  • Fellowship class year 2009
  • Program AmeriCorps Fellows Program, Design Your Own Fellowship

The Project

My project will solve legal issues affecting the health of low-income children and their families through a dynamic medical-legal partnership. I am joining the Child Health Law Partnership launched in 2008 by the Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. My project will elevate the ability to respond to housing conditions cases referred to Child HeLP through specialized advocacy. My project will secure environmental justice for low-income clients.

The Inspiration

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Host: Community Legal Aid Services

Sponsor: John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation

Katie Rogers

Host: The Legal Aid Society of Columbus

Sponsor: Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation

Alicia Virani

Host: California Conference for Equality and Justice

Sponsor: Bingham McCutchen LLP

Rachel Kleinberg

Host: Public Counsel

Sponsor: Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP