Staten Island Environmental Justice Waterfront Symposium

Snug Harbor Cultural Center 1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY, United States

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 2 Broadway, New York City, NY, United States

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 411 46th Street, Brooklyn, NY, United States

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 City Hall Park, Manhattan

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 […]

Panel: The Environmental Justice Amendment By and For New Yorkers

Via ZOOM Webinar

The Environmental Rights Amendment was passed in 2021. What exactly is it? What could it do for your community? How might it advance environmental justice? Join us for a Zoom webinar on October 12 from 7:00-8.30 p.m. EST. for speakers who will discuss what this amendment can do for New Yorkers. “The Environmental Rights Amendment: […]

RebPsych: Mental Health, Captivity, and Liberation

Join NYLPI, the Medical Providers Network, and Bronx Defenders for RebPsych: Mental Health, Captivity, and Liberation -- a hybrid conference on social justice and mental health. The conference takes place Friday, October 21, 2022. NYLPI's Law Graduate in the Health Justice Program Karina Albistegui Adler will be joined by Kate Sugarman, Jonathan Ross, and Gloria […]

NARPA: Annual Rights Conference

Doubletree Newark Airport 128 Frontage Rd, Newark, NJ, United States

NARPA, whose mission is to support people with psychiatric diagnoses to exercise their legal and human rights, with the goals of abolishing forced treatment and ensuring autonomy, dignity, and choice, is holding its 2022 Annual Rights conference, October 26-29 in Newark, NJ at the Doubletree Newark Airport. Ruth Lowenkron, NYLPI’s Director of Disability Justice, will […]

NYLPI and Brooklyn Public Library Will Host Free Webinar for Nonprofit Startups

Are you interested in setting up a nonprofit organization? This workshop, intended for organizations that are just starting out, will spell out the legal considerations for forming your own nonprofit corporation. Join New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI) and the Brooklyn Public Library for this free webinar on Thursday, December 1 at 3 […]

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