Civil Rights Legal Internship Program – Summer 2019

August 31, 2018

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New York Lawyers for the Public Interest Secures Accessibility Victory for Tenants with Disabilities

October 17, 2017

New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI), a leading civil rights advocacy organization for marginalized New Yorkers, announced today that, following extensive advocacy, Queens landlord Nouri Realty LLC unveiled a wheelchair ramp which makes an …



NYLPI Stands in Solidarity with the People of Charlottesville and Against Racism and White Supremacy

August 15, 2017

New York Lawyers for the Public Interest stands in solidarity with Heather Heyer, her family, the people of Charlottesville, and all of our communities. Heather Heyer, a paralegal in Charlottesville was standing up to racism and white supremacy on Augu …



NYLPI statement on the pending confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court

April 6, 2017

After full consideration, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI) opposes the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.  Judge Gorsuch’s rulings raise serious concerns about his recognition of the civil rights of people with disabilit …



Legal Activism in Our New America

March 17, 2017

NYLPI Executive Director McGregor Smyth and NYLPI Legal Director Katie Rosenfeld will join distinguished panels of legal experts on “Legal Activism in Our New America” this afternoon, March 17. The panel is hosted by the New York County Defender Servic …



Healthy Housing Resources Page

March 8, 2017

NYLPI is excited to announce the launch of our Healthy Housing Resources Page, designed to help New Yorkers with asthma or other breathing difficulties assert their right to a home that is safe for them to live in. Too many people in poor health—partic …



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