NYLPI Attends Mayor’s Green New Deal Press Conference

April 22, 2019

NYLPI Senior Attorney for Environmental Justice Christine Appah attended Mayor de Blasio’s “Green New Deal” press conference today.



Just Jobs In Waste: Workers Support Seven-Point Plan to Fix NYC Commercial Waste System

March 26, 2019

New York City has the chance to turn private sanitation jobs into great jobs if it supports a seven-point plan to fix the city’s commercial waste system, say front-line workers from around the United States in a new report issued today by the Transform …



Testifiying On Immigrant Health At City Council

March 18, 2019

NYLPI Health Justice & Immigration Staff Attorney and Project Manager Yleana Roman is testifying before New York City Council’s Committee on Health this morning in support of health coverage for all New Yorkers. In particular, Yleana’s testimony pr …



Mayor Names NYLPI Attorney To OneNYC Advisory Board

March 4, 2019

Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed NYLPI Senior Staff Attorney Christine Appah to his OneNYC advisory board.



New York’s Transit Should Be For Everyone

February 19, 2019

NYLPI’s Director of Disability Justice, Ruth Lowenkron, gave testimony before the New York State Senate today.



Supporting the Climate Community Protection Act

February 14, 2019

NYLPI’s Environmental Justice Community Organizer Jenny Veloz gave testimony this morning before the New York State Senate.



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