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NY Times Features NYLPI Client, Cleanup North Brooklyn, and Citywide Waste Equity Battles

The New York Times featured NYLPI client Cleanup North Brooklyn and NYLPI Senior Staff Attorney Melissa Iachan in an article highlighting waste equity issues in North Brooklyn, the South Bronx, and Southeast Queens. Cleanup North Brooklyn recently released a report, Profits

Posted in Environmental Justice, Recent News

City Council Holds Oversight Hearing about Access to NYC Courthouses

As City Limits reports, on June 23, 2016, the New York City Council held an oversight hearing concerning the problems identified in NYLPI’s March 2015 report, “Accessible Justice: Ensuring Equal Access to Courthouses for People with Disabilities.”  NYLPI submitted written

Posted in Campaign, Disability Rights, Recent News

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Patterson Belknap Provides Essential Employment Advice

West Harlem Group Assistance is a community-based development corporation that has been serving its community for over 40 years with a focus on affordable housing development and preservation. Bernard O’Hare of Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP assisted the organization

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

Advocacy and Lobbying for Nonprofits Workshop

Wednesday, December 2, 2015, 9:30am – 11:00 a.m. Join us for a seminar that will help you to learn about what is and what is not considered lobbying, how much lobbying a public charity can do, and what your organization

Posted in Event, Pro Bono Clearinghouse, Recent News

NYLPI Honors Community Leaders at Fishman Awards

Last week, NYLPI was proud to honor Jennifer Parish, Director of the Mental Health Project at the Urban Justice Center, and Drs. George Coritsidis and Ellena Linden, medical practitioners dedicated to serving New York City’s immigrant communities, at our 13th

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2005 NYLPI Report Mentioned in Huffington Post

Speaking out against the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, author Leah Harris mentions a 2005 NYLPI report which addressed the fact that “Assisted Outpatient Treatment” – instead of being therapeutic – often violates civil liberties.

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