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Celebrating #StatsDay2020

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October 19, 2020
In honor of #StatsDay2020 we sat down (virtually) with James Hui, UA’s School Support Data Manager, to find out a little more about the philosophy that undergirds his data-diving and number-crunching. Read more: To know James Hui is to be a little shocked that he once dreamed of being an accountant. Picturing the UA’s resident extrovert toiling away solo on balance sheets or tax forms just doesn’t seem to fit. But follow his journey from that original career plan to now, and you’ll see exactly how those two seemingly divergent sides of James work so effectively togethe
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UA Alumna Pierina Ortiz and Volunteers Of Legal Service

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Melissa Stern

September 21, 2015
I was introduced to the VOLS Dream Not Deferred Project by a staff member of The Urban Assembly School for Wildlife Conservation, which is the high school I attended. VOLS partners with my school to provide free legal assistance for immigrant youth, and I was provided with these services. The help I received from VOLS during this application process was tremendous. We held continuous meetings with the lawyer and my family was informed and supported during every step of the way. We were part of the process from filling out the applications and thinking about strategy. Our lawyer helped us
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