City Limits: Hundreds of New Sports Teams Coming to NYC Schools Following Racial Equity Lawsuit

March 29, 2022

Community Justice, Environmental Justice, L.P. v. NYC Dept of Education, News, Sports Equity

Students and organizers hold up signs in favor of sports equity.

Two hundred high school sports teams will be created over the next two years as a result of NYLPI’s class-action suit pushing for increased sports team access for Black and Latinx students. 

Jenny Veloz, NYLPI’s lead Community Organizer for the FairPlay Coalition, told City Limits:

“Thousands of New York City public high school students will benefit from this…. Just having that door opened for them is huge. Sports can give youth an outlet where they may not have any other options.”

Read more at City Limits.

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