Legal Aid at: South Street Ministries
Free and open to participants of South Street's reentry program - second Thursday of each month 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Advocates on our Neighborhood Law Project (NLP) will be onsite at South Street Ministries, located at 798 Grant St. in Akron. Advocates will share information about legal services including, but not limited to:
- Addressing court debt and/or barriers to employment
- Forming tenant unions to improve living conditions
- Assistance with small business and nonprofit start-ups
- Other civil legal issues
The NLP Project works to promote economic development in historically disadvantaged neighborhoods by providing legal advocacy, expertise, and support to strengthen grassroots efforts in expanding social justice and racial equity. Project staff aims to empower disinvested communities and build coalitions for positive social change.