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The YLS Community Service Committee's annual Professional Clothing Drive, collecting donations for Dress for Success and CityLink Center, is running September 18-29. Contribute to their goal of collecting more items than ever! Drop off donations in the CBA's back lobby Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-5:00 pm. For questions regarding drop offs, call Leslie Hamilton-Bruewer at 513-699-1392. For all other questions about the Clothing Drive, check out this flyer or email YLS Community Service Committee Co-Chair Alesha Hamilton at email@example.com.
External Events & Organizations
This section contains events organized and hosted by organizations outside of CBA. See disclaimer below.
PRO BONO OPPORTUNITY
Legal Aid & Catholic Charities are looking to place two Ukrainian families for asylum representation. The commitment is about 20-30 hours of work on an asylum application and then case monitoring. For information or to volunteer, please contact Morgen Morrissette at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Seeking volunteer attorneys and law students, with OR without immigration law experience!*
"Mauritanian asylum seekers in Ohio are fleeing enslavement and increasingly violent crackdowns on the Abolitionist movement. Most asylum seekers cannot afford an attorney to help them navigate their cases."--Catholic Charities
Please note the new dates
WHAT: One-Day Pro Se Assistance Clinics
WHO: Volunteer Attorneys & Law Students
*Volunteers will not be the attorney of record, and their client interaction will end after the clinic day
*Volunteers do not need to have experience in immigration and can be barred in any state
WHEN: Intake & Client Orientation, October 24
*Collect basic information from potential clients and create client files
*Time commitment: less than 5 hours
WHEN: MOST URGENT: One-Day Pro Se Clinic, November 15
*Assist clients completing pro se asylum applications
*Time commitment: about 9 hours, including training and self-paced preparation
FREE asylum clinic trainings will be held every Wednesday at 2:30 pm E via Zoom through September 13, with additional trainings available upon request. Volunteers can register for the trainings HERE. For more information, please contact Morgen Morrissette at email@example.com.
Mauritanian Clinic Volunteers Flyer.pdf Instagram: @stan_ccdocle
This page is informational only and intended to provide a list of opportunities to serve in the community. The requests for service listed here come from organizations outside the CBA. The CBA does not sponsor or endorse the organizations or events listed on this page.
If you wish to claim CLE credit for pro bono legal services, please contact the sponsoring organization prior to serving to determine if the program has been approved for CLE credit and any additional steps you may need to take. The CBA is not the sponsoring organization.
CBA proudly partners with the following organizations and our members to provide one-time and recurring legal services to our community
Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati
Pro Bono Partnership of Ohio
Volunteer Lawyers for the Poor (VLP)
The following organizations also provide pro bono and low income services to Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, and all of Ohio
Northern Kentucky Volunteer Lawyers (NKVL)
Legal Aid of the Bluegrass
Catholic Charities of Southwestern Ohio
Children's Law Center
Cincinnati Youth Court
Hamilton County Public Defenders--Guardian ad Litem Division
Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME)
Ohio Justice & Policy Center
Ohio Access to Justice Foundation
Ohio Justice Bus