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Civic And Community Affairs

Through a multitude of forums from the media to the courtroom, effective advocacy makes a difference in the outcome. Civic and Community Affairs reaches out to our community through safety-oriented and civic efforts.

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The Pink Eraser Project

Attorney Michele Young, along with NBC journalist Kristen Dahlgren, both breast cancer survivors, spearheaded the Pink Eraser Project. The women are leading the historic effort to end breast cancer as we know it. The project brings together six of the top cancer centers and numerous researchers in the United States to collaborate and conduct research on advancing breast cancer vaccine research.

Read more about Michele Young and the Pink Eraser Project.

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Back-To-School Event 2023

We participated in a back-to-school event on August 5, 2023, to get area kids excited for the upcoming school year. We dressed up as superheroes and held a parade in the Washington Park neighborhood.

Back-to-school event in Cincinnati

Unsung Hero Award

Attorney Michele Young was recognized as an Unsung Hero at the 21st Annual Joslin Haggart Yeiser Unsung Hero Awards ceremony. She was recognized for her advocacy work for easier access to breast cancer screenings, bringing together lawmakers, physicians, and breast cancer survivors.

Attorney Michele Young receives Unsung Hero Award

Book Release Event

Gregory S. Young Co., LPA hosted an event with the authors of Hope, Interrupted: America Lost & Found In Letters: Byron McCauley and Jennifer Mooney. Find out more about the book at:

Event with the authors of Hope, Interrupted: America Lost & Found In Letters: Byron McCauley and Jennifer Mooney

2022 Operation Backpack

Gregory S. Young Co., LPA participated in the 2022 Operation Backpack program at Washington Park on August 7. This program provides backpacks containing essential school supplies for children in need.

Operation Backpack 2022

Armed Forces Ticket Association Bike Giveaway 2022

Armed Forces Ticket Association Bike Giveaway 2022

Attorney Michele Young helped with the Armed Forces Ticket Association (AFTA) bike giveaway on Saturday, June 4, 2022. This program gives bikes away to the children of active military, National Guard, and Reserves families. Learn more.

Leadership In Community Empowerment Award

Attorney Michele Young who was honored with the Leadership in Community Empowerment Award at this  AAPI Heritage Celebration Gala. Learn more.

Operation Backpack

The law office of Gregory S. Young Co., LPA is participating in 2021 Operation Backpack program, helping local children in need get school supplies

Julia A. Stautberg Award Winner

In 2020, the Women Lawyers Section of the Cincinnati Bar Association named attorney Michele L. Young the recipient of the Julia A. Stautberg Award for the year. The award is given annually to a female CBA member attorney in recognition of exemplary service.

The Enquirer Woman Of The Year For 2020

The Enquirer named Michele Young Woman of the Year for 2020. The Enquirer wrote: She ”is the kind of woman who stands behind other people, propping them up and pushing them forward…She’s a convener who tries to span the gap between people of different races, religions and ideologies.”

I Just Don’t Do It Campaign

Michele Young’s innovative “I Just Don’t do it” campaign reaches thousands of homes daily through partner TV stations 12, 64, and CW. Viewers can pledge on the web at I just don’t do The campaign is now on buses and soon billboards.

Keep Hamilton County Safe Event

Michele Young was one of two dozen city and county leaders chosen to step into the boots of local firefighters and experience close-up the danger and difficulties of fighting fires in Keep Hamilton County Safe” provided support to the Coroner’s successful to keep the world-class crime lab local, locally led and up to date.

School Bullying Initiative

The co-counseling of the Gabriel Teye case will hopefully lead to a change in the way bullying is treated in schools. The firm is honored to be part of a team led by acclaimed civil rights lawyers.

Carlos Dunlap, Bootsy Collins Foundation Take On Bullying At Mt. Healthy High School

Attorney Michele Young worked with the Bootsy Collins foundation for an anti-bullying rally at Mt. Healthy High School. Learn more.

Affordable Care Act Advocacy

The law firm’s support of Michele Young’s research and writing on the Affordable Care Act for the American Bar Association will impact the lives of the most vulnerable in society: the ill, the injured and the destitute. In Ms. Young’s new book for the American Bar Association, Medical Malpractice: Avoiding, Adjudicating, and Litigating in the Challenging New Climate, Ms. Young and co-author James O’Reilly provide a comprehensive guide to the changes transforming the medical field and the legal consequences, including:

  1. The explosive expansion of retail chain store clinics and “telemedicine” (the provision of remote medical advice via technology)
  2. The rise of non-physicians offering diagnoses traditionally in the realm of physicians
  3. The impact of the multiplication of government subsidized health clinics and free clinics.

“This work was a labor of love,” said Ms. Young. “My hope is nothing less than to provide the necessary tools to all the stakeholders in our health system in a time of peril to avoid risk. This is a book that will save lives, and provide the legal and factual foundation for policy makers evaluating the law.”

Kids4Peace Camp Creates Tolerance At An Early Age

Attorney Michele Young, along with her son who was a camp counselor, helped with the Kids4Peace camp, which promotes interfaith relations and tolerance of other worldviews at an early age. Learn more.

Civic and Community Affairs will continue to use the many tools of advocacy to keep the community safe whether in the courtroom or the press room. It is a unique department reflective of the spirit of a law firm dedicated to all the people.

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