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Supreme Court Decision Signals Need for Strong Implementation and Adequate Funding for NY’s Landmark Climate Law

Statement on Reproductive Freedom

Today the US Supreme Court stripped constitutional protections from millions and threatened the human rights of all people with the capacity of pregnancy – those who choose to be pregnant and those who choose not to be. This decision is as dangerous as it is...

The City: New National Mental Health Hotline Rebrands NYC Efforts

The City: New National Mental Health Hotline Rebrands NYC Efforts

THE CITY | June 2022 Starting July 16, New York residents dialing 988 will be connected with mental health, suicide prevention, and substance use disorder counselors. This important change to crisis response is part of a wider effort to move away from relying on law...

NYLPI and Co-Counsel File Federal Class Action to Remove Police as First Responders to Mental Health Crises

For Immediate Release: December 29, 2021 Contacts: David Kang 347-515-3311 [email protected]             Coalition Sues Mayor de Blasio for Failing to Provide a Safe, Non-Police Response to New Yorkers Experiencing Mental Health Crises NYPD has routinely violated...

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