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April 16, 2014
In 2013, while Congress debated extending federal unemployment benefits, VOLS' Unemployment Insurance Advocacy Project was busy winning unemployment benefits for low-income New Yorkers. Read more
March 31, 2014
The Brookdale Center for the Healthy Aging has released their 2014 Benefits Checklist for Older Adults. A PDF version can be obtained by clicking here. Read more
March 31, 2014
This Thursday, April 3rd, the Brooklyn Museum hosts a screening of Crime After Crime: 7 pm, Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor Read more
March 25, 2014
Alex Ryley joined VOLS on February 24th, as the new director of the Elderly Project. Prior to his new role, Ryley worked as a staff attorney with The Legal Aid Society’s Brooklyn Office for the Aging. Read more
March 19, 2014
On February 20, 2014, VOLS and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett collaborated to host a legal clinic to help immigrant youth apply for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a temporary form of relief which benefits immigrants who were brought to the United States as children. Read more
March 11, 2014
I am happy to announce that Benjamin Cox has joined the Microenterprise Project as our new part-time project coordinator. Ben is dedicated to helping small businesses grow and is passionate about forging connections between the people and organizations that are also committed to this mission. Read more
February 24, 2014
Lloyd Cambridge, Director of NYC Business Solutions-Queens, has joined our Microenterprise Project Advisory Council. We are excited to have him on board! Read more
November 21, 2013
On December 6th, Fordham Law School will hold a conference titled "Representing Immigrant Youth: Ethics and Other Emerging Topics in Special Immigrant Juvenile Practice," sponsored by Fordham's Feerick Center for Social Justice and the New York County Lawyers' Association.  Liz Markuci, Director Read more

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