New York Times Features NYLPI’s Work As Part of Access-A-Ride Reform Group

May 16, 2019

The New York Times ran an in-depth feature this morning on efforts to reform the Access-A-Ride service, quoting our ally in the Access-A-Ride-Reform-Group, Joseph G. Rappaport, the executive director of the Brooklyn Center for Independence of the Disab …



AM-NY Quotes NYLPI In Lead Enforcement Story

May 9, 2019

AM-NY journalist Sarina Trangle quoted NYLPI’s Director of Environmental Justice, Rachel Spector, in a story on New York lead enforcement today. Rachel talked about “turnover abatement”, as part of new lead laws, when landlords are required to fix lead …



Politico And City Limits Highlight Our Ongoing Efforts To Reform NYC Waste Industry

May 1, 2019

NYLPI’s continuing waste industry reform work as part of the Transform Don’t Trash coalition has drawn increased media focus, with Politico reporter Danielle Muoio quoting our Director of Strategic Organizing and Research, Justin Wood, in this story ab …



CityLimits Quotes NYLPI in Access-A-Ride Bus Lane Story

April 12, 2019

CityLimits quoted NYLPI Director of Disability Justice Ruth Lowenkron in a story about a city proposal to let Access-A-Ride vans use bus lanes to speed up trips for riders with disabilities.



Urban Omnibus Features Sports Equity Campaign

April 11, 2019

Urban Omnibus ran a feature-length story about efforts to secure sports equity for Black and Latino students in New York City High Schools this week.



The Future Of Rikers: Solar Panels, Not People?

April 8, 2019

Melissa Iachan, our senior attorney for environmental justice, held forth on a Regional Plan Association panel on Friday about the future of Rikers island. “We’re talking about not only shifting the environmental burdens from communities who, for far t …



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