Univision Features Extensive Interview On Our Sports Equity Campaign

June 25, 2019

Univision ran an extensive studio interview today with NYLPI Community Organizer Jenny Veloz, and Matt Diaz, one of the leaders of the fair play coalition and a key part of our ongoing sports equity campaign. Please watch the story on Univision’s websi …

New York City Bar Honors Hayley Gorenberg With Arthur S. Leonard Award At Pride Reception

June 13, 2019

We’re delighted to announce that the LGBT Rights Committee of the New York City Bar Association will next week present the Arthur S. Leonard Award to Hayley Gorenberg, NYLPI’s Legal Director, for her outstanding advocacy work for the LGBT community in …

NYLPI Speaks At Packed #RenewableRikers Event With @AOC

June 7, 2019

Environmental Justice Program Director Rachel Spector spoke this week at a panel hosted by Astoria/Queens City Councilmember Costa Constantinides to envision a Rikers Island with solar panels, composting facilities and 21st century infrastructure in pl …

Public High School Students At City Hall to Celebrate Unanimous Passage of Sports Equity Legislation

May 29, 2019

Student activists and leaders in the Fair Play coalition gathered at City Hall today to speak with media and greet Council Members today to thank them for meeting during the Fair Play Lobby Day to discuss the serious disparities in access to Public Sch …

Urban Omnibus Features Sports Equity Campaign

April 11, 2019

Urban Omnibus ran a feature-length story about efforts to secure sports equity for Black and Latino students in New York City High Schools this week.

Sports Equity: Daily News Covers Department of Education Pilot Program

March 15, 2019

Daily News reporter Ben Chapman covered a new pilot program by the Department for Education, apparently attempting to tackle the issues brought up by our sports equity campaign, this morning.

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