Press

June 7, 2016

The New York Times published a feature-length article on PS 188, a participant in VOLS' School-based Children's Project.

New York Times Article: Where Nearly Half of Pupils Are Homeless, School Aims to Be Teacher, Therapist, Even Santa

November 10, 2015

VOLS mourns the passing of founding board member Haliburton Fales II.

New York State Bar Association Article: November 6, 2015: New York State Bar Association Mourns the Passing of Former President Haliburton Fales II

November 9, 2015

"Having help from VOLS not only enabled me to adjust my immigration status, but it opened many doors to my future."


Through a collaboration between VOLS’ Dream Not Deferred Project and The Urban Assembly School for Wildlife Conservation high school, Pierina Ortiz received the legal assistance she needed to adjust her immigration status so that she could go on to college.

Read the Story in Pierina’s Own Words


Help VOLS provide legal assistance to more students like Pierina so that they can achieve their dreams by making a donation today.

November 9, 2015

The Urban Assembly wrote an article on Pierina Ortiz, a VOLS Immigration Project client.

The Urban Assembly Article: UA Alumna Pierina Ortiz and Volunteers Of Legal Service

October 23, 2015

Pro Bono Net published a piece by VOLS' Executive Director Bill Lienhard on Chris Mendez, a volunteer in VOLS' Microenterprise Project and former Marine.

Pro Bono Net Article: NY Fifty Hour Pro Bono Requirement Prods Former Marine to Help Bronx Health Organization

September 14, 2015

The NY Daily News today ran an article on an immigration case that VOLS' Immigration Project Director and Fried Frank pro bono lawyers won recently.

New York Daily News Article: Harlem Grandma Finally Gets Green Card

September 10, 2015

MSNBC aired a story on the Universal Hip Hop Museum, a client of VOLS’ Microenterprise Project.

MSNBC Article: Bringing Hip Hop Home to the Bronx

July 31, 2015

VOLS' Incarcerated Mothers Law Project was mentioned in this post on Bustle.

Bustle Article: 6 Organizations That Help Mothers, Because Clearly The Country Doesn't Make Their Needs A Priority

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