Press

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.

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

July 9, 2015

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

July 1, 2015

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

June 5, 2015

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

May 18, 2015

The Wall Street Journal featured Seasoned Vegan restaurant, a client of VOLS' Microenterprise Project.

Wall Street Journal Article: Harlem Serves Up Event for Foodies

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