Equality and Justice for All New Yorkers

NYLPI Peers Not Police Rally at City Hall

OUR IMPACT

Our committed staff of lawyers, community organizers, policy experts, and other advocates combine forces with 80 member firms, 900 pro bono attorneys, and thousands of community members. We marshal these resources to protect civil rights, fight systemic racism, and improve the lives of millions of New Yorkers. READ MORE >

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Advancing Equality.


Demanding Justice.


Transforming Communities.

OUR WORK

Our work activates the power of New York communities as they lead the fight to make equal justice a reality. Together we attack systemic bias based on race, poverty, disability, and immigration status. Guided by their priorities, we use every tool available to create lasting change. We file lawsuits, organize, seek policy reform, educate, create pro bono partnerships, and build the capacity of local nonprofits to serve our communities. READ MORE >

Featured Updates

Tell Governor Hochul & DEC to Deny Air Permits for “Iroquois Pipeline Compressors”

The “Iroquois Pipeline Company” wants to drastically increase the amount of gas they push through their 37-year-old, 414-mile fossil gas pipeline running from the Canadian border to Long Island and NYC. They are seeking a permit from the Department of Environmental...

Urgent Action: Protect IOLA Funds Held in Trust for New Yorkers in Need

An active member of the New York Legal Services Coalition, NYLPI is hosting a statewide digital action before the end of session on June 6. In a last-minute reversal in the final FY2025 Executive Budget, Governor Hochul diverted $55 million from the Interest on...

Latest News

Disabled World: Access-a-Ride Users Win in MTA Equal Fare Case

Disabled World: Access-a-Ride Users Win in MTA Equal Fare Case

DISABLED WORLD | JUNE 2024 Disabled World has shared news of the ruling in favor of the plaintiffs in Britt v. MTA, which addresses unfair exclusions to public transit fare discounts that are available for traditional MTA service, but not for Access-a-Ride paratransit...

Mental Health Care Not Police

We need a healthcare response to mental health crises, not police! We need your help to protect the rights of our neighbors, friends, and family members with mental health and substance use conditions.  Studies show that up to half of people who become victims of...

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