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NYLPI Submitted Testimony to the City Council Regarding New York City FY2024 Executive Budget
NYLPI submitted comprehensive testimony to the City Council on the New York City FY2024 Executive Budget. We appreciate that the Council’s proposed budget recognizes the immediate and long-term harms of funding cuts for vital public services and understaffing...
OP-ED: “Design cap-and invest-program with an eye to equity” by Anthony Karefa Rogers-Wright
TIMES UNION | MAY 2023 Anthony Karefa Rogers-Wright, NYLPI director of Environmental Justice, penned an op-ed for the Times Union about how the cap-and-invest approach to addressing climate change in New York. "Climate change waits for no one, so with just days left...
Event Recap: Ruth Lowenkron Presented “New Jersey Disability Law, Rights and Justice”
Ruth Lowenkron, director of Disability Justice at NYLPI, presented a virtual program for Aging in Montclair titled "New Jersey Disability Law, Rights and Justice" on May 20, 2023. Ruth spoke about disability justice and her career of advocating for the rights of...
Bloomberg Law: Marinda van Dalen Featured in Top News Roundup for Lawyers and Law Firms
BLOOMBERG LAW | MAY 2023 Marinda van Dalen was featured in Bloomberg Law's Wake Up Call, a daily rundown of the top news for lawyers, law firms, and in-house counsel. The nonprofit New York Lawyers for the Public Interest named senior staff attorney Marinda van Dalen...
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