Monthly Archives: May 2017

NYLPI and Disability Rights Partners Launch New Coalition – AARRG! The Access-A-Ride Reform Group – Calling on the MTA to Fix Horrendous Conditions and Reform Service which Contributes to High Unemployment and Third-Class Treatment of People with Disabilities

Yesterday, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest and its coalition partners Brooklyn Center for Independence of the Disabled, Center for Independence of the Disabled New York and MFY Legal Services, announced at a news conference that they are building

Posted in Campaign, Disability Rights, Recent News

NYLPI’s Health in Detention Program included in Human Rights Watch report as an example of “creative medical advocacy”

NYLPI’s Health Justice Program has dealt with “the barriers” to traditional advocacy for “necessary and appropriate care,” by “turn[ing] to novel forms of advocacy … [and has]  develop[ed a sustained analysis of patterns of poor care.”  NYLPI’s program included individual

Posted in Health Justice, Immigrant, Recent News