NYLPI Joins Taxis for All Campaign in Support of Intro. 144-A to Permit Additional For-Hire Vehicle Licenses ONLY if They are for Wheelchair-Accessible Vehicles

July 31, 2018

Uber says capping its numbers would “strand” New Yorkers, even though it strands New Yorkers with disabilities every day by offering next to no wheelchair-accessible service.



NYLPI Supports New Anti-Discrimination Legal Guidance For New Yorkers With Disabilities

July 30, 2018

The commission’s guidance signals that New Yorkers with disabilities are being heard.



NYLPI Co-Hosts Inaugural Convening on Medical Access and the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Brooklyn

July 27, 2018

NYLPI and coalition partners held an inaugural community facing convening on the rights of persons with disabilities to accessible medical care.



NYLPI Seeks Bodycam Footage from NYPD Shooting of Man Experiencing Mental Health Crisis

July 19, 2018

We’re suing the New York Police Department for un-redacted body-worn camera footage in a fatal shooting.



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 Stands With New York Renters in Support of NYS Assembly Bill A. 10610 to Ban Income Bias in New York

June 4, 2018

The time to extend basic legal protections to millions of housing-vulnerable New Yorkers is now.



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