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 …

NYLPI Trains Lawyers Across America About Medical Rights For People in Immigration Detention

October 21, 2019

NYLPI Director of Health Justice Laura Redman is presenting tomorrow about “Championing the Rights of People with Serious Medical Needs in Immigration Detention”, for the largest provider of trainings to lawyers in the United States. The training, orga …

Politico Quotes NYLPI In Story on National Immigration Detention Suit

August 26, 2019

Politico quoted NYLPI’s director of health justice, Laura F. Redman, in a story about a national class action lawsuit against the Trump administration related to major lapses in medical and mental health care at immigration detention facilities across …

Trump’s Public Charge Rule Hurts Our Clients

August 13, 2019

The Trump Administration’s new immigration rule will force our clients and communities to choose between the people they love and the food, housing, and healthcare they need. Under the “public charge” rule, having a disability or using government progr …

A “people-powered initiative”: The history of waste equity policy in New York

July 31, 2019

Our pop-up social justice museum was packed tonight for a discussion about using innovative policy solutions to advance the goals of sustainability and equity in New York. You can watch video of the discussion here. NYLPI’s Senior Attorney for Environm …

“Most individuals I’ve spoken to tell me that they’re treated like animals.”

July 30, 2019

Dozens of New Yorkers attended a panel discussion at All Access, our pop-up social justice museum, focused on healthcare in immigration detention, today. You can watch video of the event on our Facebook page. NYLPI’s health justice attorney Yleana Roma …

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