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As comes through in these posts, pro bono representation through VIP is meaningful and transformative for clients and volunteers alike. Please explore, share your feedback, and let us know if you’d like to contribute a post!

 
 
Impact Stories

Setting Up Shop Through VIP

May 2020

Thanks in part to a team of VIP volunteers, Neighborhood Ramen has established itself as a Philadelphia staple.

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VIP in Action

Remote Pro Bono Opportunities

April 2020

Now, more than ever, our clients need the expertise of VIP's volunteer attorneys. Here are some ways you can say "yes!" to pro bono while working remotely.

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VIP in Action

A Letter from Sophie Bryan

April 2020

I look forward to seeing the new heights to which VIP rises and will be cheering you all on every step of the way.

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VIP in Action

A Changing of the Guard

April 2020

Wishing departing Executive Director Sophie Bryan success in her new role at the Pew Charitable Trusts and welcoming Rida Haq as Interim Executive Director

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Volunteer Spotlight

“OK, I’m gonna fight it”: Growing your skillset through pro bono service

March 2020

This is a story about a pro bono case in small claims court. But it’s a lot more than that. It’s a story of a damaged human trying to survive.

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VIP in Action

Tangled Title Fund Update

March 2020

The TTF remains operational, with changes intended to streamline operations during the pandemic.

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Volunteer Spotlight

Jed Bayer

March 2020

Jed Bayer keeps one objective always in mind: "I want to help my clients end up in a better place than they would be without representation."

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Volunteer Spotlight

Lise Fisher

February 2020

Saying “yes!” to VIP has not only allowed Lise to deepen her connection to the Philadelphia community, it has also made her a stronger attorney.

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VIP in Action

Brewerytown Beats

January 2020

Check out the article in The Philadelphia Inquirer about Brewerytown Beats, a local record store run by Max Ochester, a former VIP small business client.

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