July 1, 2014
LawHelpNY has launched a mobile-friendly version of their site at which provides easy, on-the-go access to free legal aid referrals, know-your-rights information and a variety of other resources for low-income New Yorkers. Read more
June 13, 2014
On June 10th, VOLS was incredibly proud to celebrate the work of our colleague, and friend, Elizabeta (Liz) Markuci, at the Twenty-Fifth Annual Legal Services Awards. Read more
June 10, 2014
With profound sadness, the Incarcerated Mothers Law Project notes the loss of Florence Roberts, a leader, mentor and friend who was dedicated to protecting the legal rights of New York’s most vulnerable residents. Read more
May 30, 2014
Ramones 1977 Hit Song "Rockaway Beach" Is Part of New Effort to Boost Tourism to the Peninsula Read more
May 28, 2014
On Friday, May 23rd, the VOLS Microenterprise Project team went to Harlem to celebrate the launch of Seasoned Vegan, a new vegan soul food restaurant opened by Brenda and Aaron Beener, a mother-and-son entrepreneurial duo who benefited from legal assistance offered through VOLS’ Microenterprise Project. Read more
May 21, 2014
We were thrilled to be mentioned in Law360’s May 20, 2014 piece, 5 Tips for Getting the Most out of your Pro Bono Work, an article that summarized the essence of VOLS' core strategies for str Read more
May 2, 2014
Today marks the start of VOLS’ 30th anniversary year! Read more
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