Monthly Archives: March 2016


NYLPI congratulates DLA Piper LLP (US) for being a recipient of the 2016 New York State Bar President’s Pro Bono Service Award! NYLPI was proud to co-nominate the firm with The Legal Aid Society and Lawyers Alliance of New York

Posted in Features, Pro Bono Clearinghouse, Pro Bono Shoutouts, Recent News

Pro Bono Success

Human Impacts Institute works to inspire action for healthy communities through creative engagement, experiential education and coalition building through using the arts. JiWon Park of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP recently assisted the organization with obtaining tax-exempt status!

Posted in Pro Bono Clearinghouse, Recent News

Housing Co-op discriminates against 12-year old girl with cerebral palsy

The New York Daily News reports on a federal lawsuit filed on February 25, 2016 by NYLPI’s Disability Justice Program against a housing co-op and management company that have discriminated against a 12-year old girl with cerebral palsy.  For years,

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Posted in Disability Rights, Recent News

NYLPI Supports FOIL Website

As reported in Politico, the City recently launched an OpenRECORDS website, making Freedom of Information Law requests much more efficient and economic. NYLPI supports the new design and is excited to see the difference it makes.

Posted in Recent News

Pro Bono Success!

So You Want to Start a Social Enterprise? NYLPI has partnered with Rene Kathawala of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP to publish its latest Community Guide, adding to its existing library of resources for nonprofits. This informative guide contains insightful

Posted in Pro Bono Clearinghouse, Recent News

Mysteries of the NYC private garbage system revealed in new video!

Ever wondered why your recycling gets collected at home, but there doesn’t seem to be a way to recycle at work?  Ever seen a bunch of different garbage trucks speeding through your neighborhood at night and wondered why? Where does

Posted in Campaign, Environmental Justice, Features, Recent News

Pro Bono Success!

Zara Aina offers children in Madagascar the tools to succeed as students and storytellers by delivering school supplies to their villages and working with them to produce original works. Christiana Lazo of McDermott, Will & Emery LLP helped the organization

Posted in Pro Bono Clearinghouse, Pro Bono Shoutouts, Recent News