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Hayley Gorenberg speaks on The Fight for Gender Justice

Hayley Gorenberg speaks on The Fight for Gender Justice

NYLPI's Legal Director Hayley Gorenberg spoke on a virtual panel this week for The Fight for Gender Justice. This first part of a three-part series hosted by the Birnbaum Women’s Leadership Network, OUTLaw, and the Ms. Foundation for Women covered "Protecting Gender...

NYLPI Joins Advocacy Groups to Sign MTA Open Data Act 

NYLPI Joins Advocacy Groups to Sign MTA Open Data Act 

On Thursday, October 14, NYLPI joined transit, transparency, and disability groups in a letter to Gov. Hochul, urging her to sign the MTA Open Data Act. The letter noted that New York City has been a pioneer in open data and that a key contributor to NYC’s success has...

Activists Rally for Congestion Pricing to “Save Our Elevators”

Activists Rally for Congestion Pricing to “Save Our Elevators”

On October 13, NYLPI joined State Senator Andrew Gounardes, Riders Alliance, Tri-State Transportation, Rise and Resist NYC, community members and other transit and disability advocates for a rally to Save Our Elevators! The rally emphasized the current inaccessibility...

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