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
VOLS' Incarcerated Mothers Law Project was mentioned in this post on Bustle.
Seasoned Vegan, a client of the Microenterprise Project, was reviewed recently in the Village Voice.
Village Voice Article: Seasoned Vegan Serves Meat-Lovers an Alternate Reality
VOLS and Fried Frank win Green Card for mother of Air Force staff sergeant.
Voice of America features VOLS: Pro Bono Lawyers Win Legal Permanent Residence for Mother of Air Force Sergeant
Alex Ryley, Director of VOLS' Elderly Project, recently spoke at a symposium on housing hosted by New York City Council Member Corey Johnson.
Chelsea Now Article: Symposium Preps Advocates for Albany Housing Rally
The Wall Street Journal featured Seasoned Vegan restaurant, a client of VOLS' Microenterprise Project.
Wall Street Journal Article: Harlem Serves Up Event for Foodies
In January 2015, the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) named the South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (SoBRO) winner of this year's Competition THRIVE - a citywide competition that identifies and funds innovative projects that support immigrant entrepreneurs. As grand prize winner, SoBRO was granted $100,000 to further develop the United Business Cooperative - a cooperative for immigrant restaurant owners in the South Bronx that was formed with the pro bono support of White & Case LLP through VOLS' Microenterprise Project.
In addition to the story on our website, you can read more about the award here:
Annamaria Santamaria, Project Coordinator for VOLS' Immigration Project, was recently featured on LawHelp's RealNY in a Spanish-language interview.
RealNY Article: Annamaria Santamaria – Voluntarios de Servicio Legal
Alex Ryley, VOLS' Elderly Project Director, was featured today on LawHelp's RealNY, discussing the need for low-income elderly New Yorkers to create wills and other life-planning documents.
RealNY Article: Wills and lawyers — who needs them!?
VOLS joined the Association of Pro Bono Counsel and ten other legal service providers to host New York City's second annual Small Business Legal Academy on November 19, 2014. Dozens of small business owners flocked to Brooklyn on Wednesday to take advantage of free legal advice on a myriad of issues.
Brooklyn Daily Eagle Article: Brooklyn Hosts Legal Expo for Small Businesses