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  • Happy Indigenous Peoples Day!

    VLP will be closed today at 2:30PM and all day Monday in observation of Indigenous Peoples Day. Learn more about the people & Tribes of this land at: https://www.cowasuck.org/http://massachusetttribe.org/https://mashpeewampanoagtribe-nsn.gov/https://www.nipmucnation.org/

  • Happy Birthday, Judge G!

    Happy Birthday, Judge G! Judge Ginsburg (retired) continues to be an absolute powerhouse for VLP and the Senior Partners for Justice. Thank you for all your amazing work. We hope you have a wonderful birthday!

  • Happy International Interpreter/Translator Day!

    VLP is so grateful for our amazing team of interpreters & translators! Interpreters help our volunteers & staff provide legal assistance to hundreds of individuals every year–we couldn’t do it without you. Happy International Translation Day from VLP!

  • Remembering Paul Kane

    Photo of Paul Kane receiving the 2011 Gideon Trumpet Award from Judge Ginsburg

    Sadly, we have somber news to share. Last week, we learned that a long-time friend of VLP, Paul M. Kane Esq., passed away.  For over 15 years, Paul anonymously sponsored Senior Partners for Justice (SPJ) luncheons, allowing SPJ members and other volunteers to enjoy the benefit of gathering monthly and learning from expert presenters. He mentored many of SPJ’s early [ More… ]

  • In Memoriam: Tim Lee

    It is with great sadness that we inform you Tim Lee, longtime VLP board member and staunch advocate for folks battling mental illness, passed away yesterday morning.   We received several messages from those lucky enough to work with Tim, and the words “kind” and “thoughtful” showed up in every single one.  Tim led his [ More… ]

  • VLP Celebrates Juneteenth!

    VLP will be closed tomorrow in honor of Juneteenth, a holiday that celebrates the ending of slavery in the United States. On June 19, 1865, word reached Galveston, TX about the end of slavery- a full two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. Juneteenth began as a Texas state holiday and has spread [ More… ]

  • Happy AAPI Heritage Month!

    Happy Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month! Celebrate AAPI pride, history, and triumphs! Performances, historical trivia, panel discussions, and more content for folks with Asian heritage & their allies can be found here.

  • Accountability, Not Justice

    Statement taken from BlackLivesMatter.com, author’s name not given.  Click here to read the statement on BLM. The Derek Chauvin Verdict George Floyd should be here. We mourn as his family mourns and support them in finding solace and accountability through the guilty verdict — because like countless others, they have been put in a position [ More… ]

  • In Memoriam: Maren Robinson, Esq.

    It is with somberness and respect that we announce the passing of Attorney Maren Robinson.   During the 1990s, Maren served as VLP’s Managing Attorney, and her dedication to our clients lives on in the households she helped change for the better.   We offer our condolences to Maren’s family, and we encourage you to [ More… ]

  • VLP Statement

    The shooting we have seen this week is a stark reminder of the need to decry the racial, ethnic, and gender-based violence that has remained a consistent part of our nation’s culture.   This latest travesty is one instance in a long legacy of cruelty.  Such acts of violence instill fear which takes away a basic [ More… ]