Monthly Archives: August 2016

NYLPI Client Speaks to Univision about How His Health Has Improved Since Working with UndocuCare Team

After an immigration and health screening, NYLPI Staff Attorney Sarika Saxena worked quickly to provide immigration representation for this seriously ill client, and to connect him to Medicaid, which has already saved his life. He is now receiving the care

Posted in Campaign, Health Justice, Immigrant, Recent News

Mayor de Blasio’s Administration Releases Study Supporting Reform of NYC Commercial Waste Industry by Use of Collection Zones, as Advocated for by NYLPI

Following an unprecedented study of NYC’s commercial waste system, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a plan to implement major reform of the system today, by creating an efficient, competitive zone system which will greatly reduce truck traffic and diesel emissions,

Posted in Campaign, Environmental Justice, Press Release, Recent News

UndocuCare Team Thanks the New York City Council for their Support

HJ Staff Attorney Sarika Saxena spoke at a City Council press conference on the Immigrant Health Initiative. With the City Council’s support NYLPI has expanded our program aiming to connect uninsured, undocumented New Yorkers with serious health conditions to State-funded

Posted in Campaign, Health Justice, Press Release, Recent News

Pro Bono Success

Butterfly Dreamz creates fun and engaging storytelling experiences that help promote literacy, celebrate individuals’ stories and inspire change. Yanmei Wei and Carolina Lapidus of Allen & Overy LLP helped the organization to incorporate and secure tax-exempt status, moving them forward

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

Legal Director Katie Rosenfeld Serves as NITA Trial Training Faculty

The National Institute for Trial Advocacy invited NYLPI’s Legal Director Katie Rosenfeld to serve as a faculty member for the 2016 NITA Northeast Regional Trial Skills Program on August 8-13, 2016. NITA is a premier trainer for the legal profession.

Posted in Features, Recent News, Staff

Intellectual Property for Nonprofits

New York Lawyers for the Public Interest presents Legal Essentials A Free Workshop Series for Nonprofits JOIN US! Intellectual property is a complex and dynamic area that affects nonprofits. The intellectual property of a nonprofit can be one of its

Posted in Pro Bono Workshops

Pro Bono Success!

The GLBT Project is dedicated to promoting, building and maintaining healthy relationships by preventing domestic violence and substance abuse in the urban Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual and Transgender (GLBT) community through education, research, advocacy and service. Kurtis Waver of DLA Piper

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