Campaign to Transform Mental Health Crisis Response

Via ZOOM Webinar

Join NYLPI and Disability Rights New York for a panel discussion on mental health crisis response and the urgent need for reform and to remove the police from our crisis response systems. Closed captions and ASL interpretation provided. Register here. Kimberly Blair, MPH, Public Policy and Advocacy Manager, NAMI-NYC Peggy Herrera, Freedom Agenda Daniel Donoghue, […]

Virtual: Advocacy and Lobbying for New York Nonprofits

Online Event

Join us on Tuesday, May 10th at 10am for a virtual training to help you successfully understand New York state and federal rules on advocacy and lobbying. The nonprofit sector plays a crucial role in affecting change in public policy. As New York City faces exciting local elections, it is now more vital than ever that leaders comprehend […]

Online Forum: Return to the Workplace during COVID

Online Event

Join NYLPI, Nonprofit NY, and expert attorneys from Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP for a virtual forum on best practices for the return to the workplace. Register for free using code "NYLPI22" at check-out: Register here!

Free

20th Annual New York State Supportive Housing Conference: Correcting Crisis Intervention

New York Marriott Marquis

Mental health crises require a non-police health response. Join Council Member Erik Bottcher in conversation with advocates to discuss efforts and visions to transform New York City’s crisis response in order to reduce violence and trauma by those who turn to emergency services for assistance. Ruth Lowenkron, she/her/hers, Director, Disability Justice Program, New York Lawyers for the […]

Streets for Care Roundtable Discussion

NYLPI’s Eman Rimawi-Doster and fellow members of Streets for Care are taking part in a roundtable discussion on June 22 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM EST. The event, focused on the Streets Ahead effort, will feature proposals focused on transforming streets to center on safety, care, and healing for New Yorkers of all ages, races, […]

Webinar: Contract Negotiations 6/23

Online Event

Organizations vary greatly in the scope of their work, size of their budget, depth of programs and services, and the like. Although every organization is different, all must deal with contract law and negotiations as part of their daily operations. Join us for on Thursday, June 23 at 6pm ET for a session where expert attorneys will […]

Free

Staten Island Environmental Justice Waterfront Symposium

Snug Harbor Cultural Center

Saturday, July 16th, join us at Staten Island Urban Center’s Environmental Justice Waterfront Symposium! This event co-sponsored by NYLPI will honor Beryl Thurman, founder of the North Shore Waterfront Conservancy, and will feature guest speaker Elizabeth Yeampierre of Climate Justice Alliance and UPROSE. The event will take place 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST, in-person […]

Webinar: Introduction to Cryptocurrency for Nonprofits

Online Event

Please note the UPDATED TIME! Join NYLPI on Tuesday, July 19 at 3:30pm ET for a educational webinar led by financial technology experts to help nonprofit leaders understand digital currencies. With cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and assets like NFTS rapidly changing in value and movements to decentralize global financial systems growing in popularity, nonprofits should understand how they might interact […]

Access-a-Ride Reform Group Rally, Press Conference, and Opportunity to Testify at MTA Board Meeting

MTA Headquarters

Join the Rally and Press Conference! Testify at the MTA Board Meeting! Where: MTA -- 2 Broadway, Manhattan (Between Beaver and Stone Streets) Who: AAR customers, elected officials, other interested citizens When: Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 9am (press conference) and 10am (MTA board meeting) Why: Protest the MTA's threat to greatly reduce the Access-a-Ride on-demand […]

The People’s Congressional Candidate Forum: On Climate Justice

Trinity Lutheran Church

Who? Confirmed Candidates running for New York's 10th Congressional District, featuring Carolina Rivera, Mondaire Jones, Jo Anne Simon, and Yuh-Line Niou. Hosted by UPROSE. Why? To ensure we elect a public official to represent our communities in the fight for climate justice! Where? Trinity Lutheran Church: 411 46th Street, Brooklyn New York, 11220. (Between 4th […]

Tenants’ Rights on Disability Accommodations

Via ZOOM Webinar

Suhali Méndez, Senior Advocate & Legislative Coordinator in NYLPI's Disability Justice Program, will present on Reasonable Housing Accommodations in New York City hosted by Sinergia. This event will be held in English with simultaneous closed captioning and Spanish interpretation options. The purpose of this training is to understand what reasonable accommodations are and how to […]

Rally to Transform Mental Health Crisis Response: In New York in Memory of Miguel Richards

City Hall

Please join Correct Crisis Intervention Today-NYC (CCIT-NYC) for a rally to transform mental health crisis responses in NY in memory of Miguel Richards, who was shot by NYPD during a wellness check requested by his landlord five years ago. CCIT-NYC advocates for a peer-led crisis response program instead of police involvement. Our proposed peer-led crisis response program will […]

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