Monthly Archives: September 2015

Pro Bono Success!

Last week, NYLPI co-hosted a workshop with The Foundation Center called Corporate Housekeeping, a guide to best practices in nonprofit management and compliance. This important class was taught by Lisa Valentovish, Charles R. Bogle, and Matthew R. Elkin of Morgan,

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Pro Bono Success!

NYLPI partnered with Catholic Migration Services (CMS) to put together an all-day naturalization clinic for clients of CMS. Volunteer attorneys from Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP and Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP came together on Saturday to

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Pro Bono Success!

Waging Nonviolence is a source for news, analysis, and original reporting about nonviolent activism, as well as for discussion of the theory behind it. Jonathan Gaines of Dechert LLP assisted the organization with incorporating and obtaining tax-exempt status.

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Transparency for Parents

Despite DOE rules, Supreme Court rulings, and efforts by NYLPI and its partners to keep School Leadership Team meetings transparent and open to the public, the DOE itself continues to keep individuals from attending. As Senior Staff Attorney Mark Ladov explained

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In-House News

Jessica Lauredan, Assistant Director of Pro Bono and Marketing Specialist, recently contributed to a piece published in The New York Law Journal, written by Rene Kathawala and Tal Hacohen of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP on the emergence of social

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Pro Bono Success!

A Better Chance’s mission is to elevate young people of color by providing college preparatory programs to support students. Recently, Marisa C. DeVito of AIG and Brian S. Cousin and Lindsay F. Ditlow of Dentons assisted the organization in reviewing

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Support PE4ALL!

Please take a moment to support the PE4ALL Campaign by clicking here and telling your representative that the PE Reporting Bill (Intro 644) needs to be passed and implemented for this school year.

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Pro Bono Success!

The PS 130Q PTA supports and provides resources for the children of PS 130, a diverse school serving children in pre-K through third grade in Northeast Queens. Katherine Meyers Cohen and Sean M. Diamond of Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

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Pro Bono Success!

Queens Comprehensive Perinatal Center is a nonprofit service provider that works to address infant and maternal mortality in high-needs communities. Dickstein Shapiro has assisted the organization with multiple pro bono matters over the last 5 years. Most recently, Jared Zola,

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