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 …

Forbes Cites NYLPI’s “Left Behind” Report On Story About Lyft Disability Lawsuit

March 20, 2019

Forbes cited NYLPI’s “Left Behind” report in a story about a California lawsuit targeting Lyft today. The report, published in May 2018, found that services like Uber and Lyft fail to provide accessible vehicles to wheelchair users 70% of the time they …

City Limits Publishes Op-Ed By NYLPI Attorneys on Lead Enforcement

March 20, 2019

City Limits published an op ed on lead enforcement this morning by NYLPI Director of Environmental Justice Rachel Spector and Senior Staff Attorney for Environmental Justice Christine Appah-Gymanfi. The piece references the passage by city council of a …

Sports Equity: Daily News Covers Department of Education Pilot Program

March 15, 2019

Daily News reporter Ben Chapman covered a new pilot program by the Department for Education, apparently attempting to tackle the issues brought up by our sports equity campaign, this morning.

Law & Society 2019 Honors Kim Koopersmith and Vanita Gupta

March 15, 2019

We celebrated our 26th Annual Law & Society Award Luncheon honorees Kim Koopersmith and Vanita Gupta, in support of our efforts to secure justice through community power for all New Yorkers.

El Diario on Our Clinic: “It’s Never Too Late For An Immigrant To Apply for Citizenship”

March 12, 2019

El Diario ran an extensive story about applying for citizenship, following our Pro Bono citizenship clinic with Catholic Migration Services, this past weekend. You can read the whole story here. Tilda has lived in the United States for 25 years and has …

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