VLJ Gala

NJ community celebrates honorees at annual Arts & Eats for Justice gala

The event will start at 5:30 p.m. on November 14 at the Valley Regency in Clifton. Arts and Eats for Justice is a celebration of how VLJ staff, volunteers, funders, and community partners work together to transform the lives of low-income and vulnerable clients in New Jersey. Honorees are selected for their commitment to VLJ’s mission. Click to see who we’re honoring this year!

A Success! VLJ's 15th Anniversary Celebration

On November 14, 2016, VLJ hosted our 15th Anniversary Celebration at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, NJ.  The night was enormously successful; nearly 300 guests attended the event and helped raise over $300,000 for VLJ.  In addition, BASF Corporation was presented with the 2016 Pro Bono Award (accepted by Matthew Lepore, Senior Vice President, Chief Compliance Officer).  

U.S. Senator Cory Booker's Message to VLJ

U.S Senator Cory Booker, a longtime Volunteer Lawyers for Justice collaborator since his tenure as mayor of Newark, extends warm greetings at VLJ’s annual Arts & Eats for Justice Gala. The Senator shares with guests how proud he was to partner with VLJ to host a successful Expungement Clinic for New Jerseyans working towards a fresh start for themselves and their families.