NYLPI Responds to Coronavirus

OUR IMPACT

Our committed staff of lawyers, community organizers, policy experts, and other advocates combine forces with 80 member firms, 900 pro bono attorneys, and thousands of community members. We marshal these resources to protect civil rights, fight systemic racism, and improve the lives of millions of New Yorkers. READ MORE >

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IN DIRECT BENEFITS TO NEW YORKERS IN NEED 

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DACA RECIPIENTS WITH HEALTHCARE PRESERVED

900

LAWYERS SERVING 1.5 MIL CLIENTS

Advancing Equality.


Demanding Justice.


Transforming Communities.

South Ozone Park Sewage Legal Assistance Project

South Ozone Park Sewage Legal Assistance Project

A devastating sewage infrastructure failure flooded homes in South Ozone Park, Queens with raw sewage during Thanksgiving 2019. With homes damaged and belongings ruined, many stunned families decamped to hotels. Attempting to navigate time-sensitive governmental...

NYLPI AND PARTNERS LAUNCH COMMUNITY SURVEYING INITIATIVE TO ADDRESS THE ONGOING POLICE BRUTALITY TOWARDS INDIVIDUALS EXPERIENCING A MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS

Over the last five years, 15 New Yorkers experiencing a mental health crisis were killed by the police, one person  died by a self-inflicted gunshot during a police engagement, and another three were shot by police and left critically wounded. The scores of people...

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Our Work

Our work activates the power of New York communities as they lead the fight to make equal justice a reality. Together we attack systemic bias based on race, poverty, disability, and immigration status. Guided by their priorities, we use every tool available to create lasting change. We file lawsuits, organize, seek policy reform, educate, create pro bono partnerships, and build the capacity of local nonprofits to serve our communities.

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