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Anthony Karefa Rogers Wright Featured at Roosevelt Institute Climate Justice Event in Washington D.C.
Anthony Karefa Rogers Wright, NYLPI director of Environmental Justice, will be featured at the Roosevelt Institute's climate justice event, "Building the Green Transition: A Justice-Centered Vision for Permitting Reform" in Washington D.C. on. March 21, 2023. Wright...
Event Recap: Let’s Talk About SPACE 2023 & Beyond
NYLPI collaborated with Nonprofit New York on a half-day summit, "Let's Talk About SPACE, 2023 & Beyond," held at the Ford Foundation on Tuesday, March 14, 2023. "It was a wonderful morning for the sector filled with fresh ideas on real estate, space and briefing...
City & State NY: McGregor Smyth Selected for City & State’s 2023 Law Power 100
CITY & STATE | MARCH 2023 NYLPI's Executive Director McGregor Smyth was chosen for City & State NY's Law Power 100 list: McGregor Smyth Executive Director, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest "McGregor Smyth is a natural choice to lead New York Lawyers...
NYLPI Joins Advocates and Activists In Urging Mayor Adams to Extend Funding for Special Education Initiatives
NYLPI joins advocates and activists in New York in signing a letter urging Mayor Adams to extend funding for the following initiatives funded by city funding that are set to expire in June and were left out of the Mayor’s FY 24 Preliminary Budget: Mental Health...
NYLPI and Co-Counsel File Federal Class Action to Remove Police as First Responders to Mental Health CrisesFor 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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