Monthly Archives: April 2015

Mayor’s OneNYC plan- response

NYLPI’s Justin Wood (Environmental Justice Community Organizer) responded to a New York Times article about the Mayor’s OneNYC plan.

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Marshall England Public Health Award – read more

Last night, the Commission on the Public’s Health System (CPHS) honored members of the North Central Bronx Coalition for successfully organizing a campaign to restore maternity services to North Central Bronx Hospital. The labor & delivery unit was closed in

Posted in Health Justice

Marshall England Public Health Award

Last night, the Commission on the Public’s Health System honored members of the North Central Bronx Coalition for successfully organizing a campaign to restore maternity services to North Central Bronx Hospital. NYLPI, along with several other members of the coalition,

Posted in Health Justice, Recent News

City Council’s Committee Report

In an oversight hearing on the City’s transportation services for people with disabilities, the City Council’s Committee Report cites to NYLPI’s lawsuit about language barriers in Access-A-Ride.

Posted in Disability Rights, Recent News

NYLPI secured a court ruling ordering the NYC Department of Education

In a victory for open government, NYLPI secured a court ruling ordering the NYC Department of Education to follow the Open Meetings Law.  NYLPI and co-counsel Advocates for Justice represented Class Size Matters (alongside NYC Public Advocate Letitia James) to

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Aditi’s Testimony about Access-A-Ride’s app and appeal process

NYLPI testifies at City Council oversight hearing on its concerns with Access-A-Ride’s application and appeal process.

Posted in Disability Rights, Recent News

TDT report and article

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Daily News NYC highlighted the new Transform Don’t Trash NYC report about the dangerous and inefficient commercial waste sector.

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Urban Justice Center to protect rent-regulated tenants

NYLPI sues to protect rent-regulated tenants from displacement and toxic housing conditions on the Lower East Side. DNA Info wrote about our housing court suit, with the Urban Justice Center as co-counsel, on behalf of the Mahfar Tenants Alliance, demanding an end to

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Transform Don’t Trash NYC video

Transform Don’t Trash NYC is working to transform conditions in New York City’s commercial waste system. Watch this VIDEO featuring Councilmember Antonio Reynoso, The Point, Sustainable South Bronx (SSBX), small business owners, Allan Henry and Plinio Cruz from Teamsters-Local-No-813 to

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