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Federal Judge Issues Order to Approve Consent Decree in G.D. v Lumpkin


JANUARY 7, 2011: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Federal Judge Issues Order to Approve Consent Decree in G.D. v Lumpkin
Improves access to Medicaid information and programs for children

COLUMBUS, January 7, 2011 -- Federal Judge Michael H. Watson of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, Eastern Division, issued an order approving a Consent Decree in partial settlement of the G.D. v Lumpkin lawsuit. The terms of the Consent Decree for this class action lawsuit filed by Ohio Legal Rights Service (LRS) in 2005 are effective immediately and will benefit thousands of children in Ohio and their families seeking Medicaid information and services.

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Today's HuffPost Greatest Person: Anneliese Gryta


JANUARY 4, 2011

The following article written by Amy Lee appeared January 4, 2011 in the Huffington Post. Read below or view on the HuffPost website.

Today's HuffPost Greatest Person: Anneliese Gryta,
A Lawyer Helping Low-Income Entrepreneurs Start Businesses

Eliminating poverty begins at the source -- economic disadvantage.

Anneliese Gryta, a lawyer who has dedicated her work to helping low-income workers gain access to the legal aid they need to help their businesses function, wants to tackle poverty at the root, rather than simply treating its symptoms.

As an Equal Justice Works Fellow, she has set up the Microenterprise Legal Assistance Project with Advocates for Basic Equality in Toledo, Ohio, helping provide legal advice and access to capital for entrepreneurs interested in starting their own small business.

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