Virginia Tallent

  • Hosted by Legal Aid of Southwest Ohio
  • Sponsored by Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation
  • Service location Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 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

Virginia solved legal issues affecting the health of low-income children and their families through a dynamic medical-legal partnership. Additionally, Virginia joined the Child Health Law Partnership launched in 2008 by the Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Finally, her project will evaluate the ability to respond to housing conditions cases referred to Child HeLP through specialized advocacy.

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