NYLPI challenges Fair Fares program for discriminating against people with disabilities

December 30, 2019

An article in the Queens Daily Eagle covered NYLPI’s challenge to the City’s new reduced-fare transit program, Fair Fares, quoting NYLPI Senior Staff Attorney Christopher Schuyler: But the program will leave out Access-A-Ride users, according to NYLPI. …



NY Times ‘Ask Real Estate’ Column Quotes NYLPI Fair Housing Expert

November 18, 2019

The New York Times consulted and quoted Senior Staff Attorney Maureen Belluscio in an Ask Real Estate column, Does a Co-op Have to Add a Ramp for One Disabled Resident? Does a Co-op Have to Add a Ramp for One Disabled Resident? Much of New York’s housi …



NY Post: NYLPI Organizer Urges Mayor to Make ThriveNYC Conference More Inclusive

November 15, 2019

The New York Post quoted NYLPI Health Justice Organizer Mia Soto in its article, Just seven mayors to attend Chirlane McCray’s annual ThriveNYC conference: “Although we commend the mayor’s efforts and commitment to building a national, cities-based mov …



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 …



NYLPI Urges Immediate End to Solitary Confinement

November 8, 2019

NYLPI joined partners in signing on to a letter to Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, criticizing the limitations of the Governor’s proposed regulations on solitary confinement and urging the passage of the …



WNYC Runs Story About Policing Mental Health Crises Based On NYLPI-Obtained Bodycam Footage

October 28, 2019

WNYC Reporter Cindy Rodriguez ran a story about Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plans to reform police responses to mental health crises, today, based on audio gathered from bodycam footage of the shooting, secured by NYLPI under freedom of information laws. Po …



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