This past year, with the help of our donors…


People with disabilities were spared an “un-fare” hike on Access-A-Ride fares, and 1,400 Access-A-Ride users are now provided “on-demand” paratransit services in an MTA pilot program.

68 medical providers were trained in advocacy, and they won release on medical grounds for dozens of people in immigration detention.

We won life-saving state medical coverage for immigrant New Yorkers previously without documentation or insurance, including heart and kidney transplants.

Our services resulted in $1 million in direct benefits to 22,000 New Yorkers.


people filed applications for citizenship thanks to our pro bono naturalization clinics.

12,000 deaf drivers in New York can now better communicate during traffic stops with the NYPD through the use of a visor card.

We shuttered exploitative private sanitation company Sanitation Salvage, after it tried to cover up the death of an “off the books” employee.

We mobilized

900 attorneys at 80 firms to support 402 nonprofits and 1.5 million clients.


Children with disabilities were assisted in obtaining appropriate education services by NYLPI staff and our member firms.

555,000 New Yorkers in low-income, overburdened districts will now escape unfair targeting by waste-transfer businesses and see fewer trucks, thanks to the new waste equity law we worked for years to pass with our partners.

Download our two-page “impact” pdf here.


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