Meet with the Board of Volunteers of Legal Service to discuss how this 35 year old organization continues to be a thought leader in the delivery of legal services.
Nonprofit: Volunteers Of Legal Service (VOLS)
Volunteers Of Legal Service leverages the good will, resources, and talents of New York City’s leading law firms to provide pro bono legal assistance to low-income New Yorkers. VOLS’ staff and volunteer attorneys help all kinds of New Yorkers solve difficult legal problems that have significant consequences for them and their families. High school students with immigration problems, incarcerated mothers, seniors with health care issues, tenants victimized by landlords and many others use VOLS’ pro bono services. VOLS tries to be accessible to its clients.
Project: Discussion of Vision and Priorities of VOLS
The Board of Directors of VOLS would like the input and feedback of HBS alums regarding its vision and operations.
- Is the VOLS business model, founded in 1984, relevant today?
- What is the relationship between staff and volunteer attorneys?
- Can more volunteer attorneys and more law firm and corporate participants be recruited?
- How can VOLS evaluate and prioritize its project areas?
- Interested HBS alumni should sign up by June 13th at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2LCXLLN.
- The brainstorming session will be held June 17th, 4.30pm at a midtown location.
- The brainstorming session will last approximately 1.5 hours.
- Questions? Contact Project Coordinator Calvin Mew, PMD 1984, firstname.lastname@example.org.