Ruth Lowenkron Presented at NYS Division of Human Rights’ Disability Advisory Council Meeting

November 17, 2022

Disability Justice, Event Recap

A person using a scooter and a person using a cane travel side by side.

Ruth Lowenkron, Director of Disability Justice at NYLPI, gave a presentation about NYLPI’s disability justice work at the New York State Division of Human Rights’ Disability Advisory Council Meeting on November 17, 2022.

NYLPI works to achieve equality of opportunity, self-determination, and independence for people with disabilities. Our advocacy spans community integration, criminal justice, educational rights, equal access to programs and services, and accessible housing. We use a wide range of advocacy tools, including community organizing, coalition-building, individual representation, impact litigation, and legislative advocacy.

If you have a legal issue related to your disability, please call our office at (212) 244-4664 (voice) or 212-244-3692 (TTY), Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Learn more: https://www.nylpi.org/our-work/disability-justice/

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