NYLPI Presents at Fordham Symposium on the Impact of Inaccessible Urban Cities

February 14, 2020

February 14, 2020   NYLPI Director of Disability Justice Ruth Lowenkron spoke today at the Fordham Law School Symposium: “Urban Cities and Accessibility.”  In her panel, “The Impact of Inaccessible Urban Cities,” Ruth discussed the detrimental effect o …

THE CITY Covers NYLPI Testimony Urging Accessible 911 for People with Disabilities

November 12, 2019

THE CITY quoted Senior Staff Attorney Maureen Belluscio in its article, City’s Delayed Response On 911 Overhaul Declared An Emergency, which covered a City Council hearing into the Administration’s abject failure to create an accessible 911 system, inc …

28 Years Later, ADA Non-Compliance Leaves Deaf Patients At Risk

August 1, 2018

Deaf patients are still being denied translation services in hospitals.

NYLPI Staff Attorney Antony Gemmell Quoted in an AP Article about NYPD’s Efforts to Improve Communication with Deaf Drivers

June 14, 2018

The New York Police Department (NYPD) announced a new tool being offered to deaf drivers to facilitate better communication during traffic stops.

NYLPI Successfully Advocates for NYPD Pilot Program to Improve Access to Law Enforcement Services for People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

April 17, 2017

The Deaf Justice Coalition announced the launch of a pilot program today by the New York City Police Department (NYPD) aimed at improving access to law enforcement services for people who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (DHH). Several years of negotiations …

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