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It is with great delight that we announce the appointment of J. McGregor Smyth as the new Executive Director of NYLPI. McGregor joins NYLPI from The Bronx Defenders, where he was the Managing Attorney of the Civil Action Practice and Director of Reentry Net. Please see the full press release.

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The Pro Bono Clearinghouse
NYLPI matches community organizations and non-profits with pro bono attorneys from law firms and corporate legal departments across New York City. More information and how to apply

Disability Rights
NYLPI advocates for people with disabilities to promote and defend their right to participate fully in all aspects of mainstream American society. More

Health Justice
NYLPI works to ensure access to quality health care for people in medically underserved neighborhoods as well as those who face barriers due to limited English proficiency, or racial and ethnic discrimination. More

Environmental Justice
NYLPI provides community organizing and legal assistance for low-income neighborhoods and communities of color that bear an unfair burden of environmental threats. More