City and State Features NYLPI In Story on Access to Ride Hailing Services

August 27, 2019

City and State featured a quote from NYLPI’s Director of Strategic Organizing and Research, Justin Wood, in a story today about access to ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft. As Uber and other ride-hailing companies face pressure to better serv …

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 …


August 21, 2019

NPR cited NYLPI’s “Left Behind” report in a story about a California lawsuit targeting Lyft this morning. The report, published in May 2018, found that for-hire vehicle services like Uber and Lyft fail to provide accessible vehicles to wheelchair users …

NYLPI Advocacy Instrumental In Release Of Sick Bronx Man from ICE custody

July 23, 2019

We’re delighted to report that a sick Bronx dad whose family feared he would die in ICE custody was released on Tuesday, following the granting of a humanitarian parole request, at least partially in response to a medical consultation put together by NYLPI’s Medical Providers Network. 

NYLPI Attends Queens Immigration Townhall With AOC

July 22, 2019

NYLPI Community Organizer for Health Justice Mia Soto attended a congressional town hall event on immigration this weekend in Corona, Queens, along with Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Discussion at the event focused on recent upticks in immigr …

ESPN Awards Inaugural Billie Jean King Youth Leadership Award to Bronx Students Who Fought Racial Inequities in High School Sports

July 18, 2019

New York, NY (July 18, 2019)—During their ESPY celebrations, ESPN honored Bronx public high school Students Matt Diaz and Lisa Parks with the Inaugural Billie Jean King Youth Leadership Award for using the power of sports to make a positive impact on s …

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