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Medical-Legal Partnership for Children In Hawaii

Working Alongside Communities

The Medical-Legal Partnership for Children in Hawai'i (MLPC) is a unique collaboration between the William S. Richardson School of Law (University of Hawai'i at Mānoa) and Kōkua Kalihi Valley Comprehensive Family Services (KKV), a community health center.  We seek to address and improve the social determinants of health that impact child and family well-being. MLPC follows the national medical-legal partnership model of engaging in the following three core activities:

  1. Providing direct legal services to low-income clients through Legal Advocacy Clinics on-site at a community health clinic setting;

  2. Transforming legal and health practice through professional education and training; and

  3. Working together as doctors and lawyers and communities to address systemic advocacy issues, including policy change, community empowerment, and professional training. 

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2515 Dole Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822

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