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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 >
Help the Coverage4All Coalition Fight for Healthcare Coverage for All New YorkersEarlier this month, New York submitted a second addendum to the 1332 Waiver application and as a result, there will be a virtual Public Hearing on Tuesday, November 28th to collect comments. Separately, CMS is also accepting comments, which can be submitted via our...
NYLPI Releases New Report: “A Crisis In Special Education” Details New York DOE’s Failure to Support Students Classified with Emotional DisabilityNYLPI’s Disability Justice Program has released a new report regarding special education in New York titled, “A Crisis In Special Education: New York City’s Failure to Educate Students Classified with ‘Emotional Disability,’ A Proposal...
NYLPI and Nonprofit New York Will Host a Best Practices for Diverse, Equitable and Inclusive Workplaces Webinar on March 19
Join New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI) and Nonprofit New York on Tuesday, March 19th at 10 a.m. EST for a virtual training where expert attorneys will discuss effective ways to implement DEI practices in nonprofit workplaces. The webinar will provide an...
NYLPI Digital Action: Congestion Pricing Can Improve the Lives of People with Disabilities and You Can Help Shape It
NYLPI encourages all New Yorkers to support Congestion Pricing, which will reduce traffic on New York City roads so that the vehicles that truly need to be there – Access-A-Ride (AAR) paratransit, emergency vehicles, and delivery trucks, among others – will get to...
Waste Today: Transform Don’t Trash NYC Coalition On Intro No. 55 Bill, Which Would Sharply Reduce Commercial Waste Truck Mileage Citywide
WASTE TODAY | FEBRUARY 2024 The Transform Don’t Trash NYC Coalition, a group dedicated to improving New York City’s commercial trash industry, of which NYLPI is on the steering committee, was featured in a Waste Today story about Intro No. 55 of 2024, a new bill...
NYLPI and Transform Don’t Trash NYC Release Statement on Intro 055 of 2024, Which Would Re-Route Wasteful Diesel Trucks
New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI) is a steering committee member of Transform Don't Trash NYC, a coalition dedicated to transforming New York City’s commercial trash industry to reduce waste and pollution, fostering clean and healthy communities for all...
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