“It’s not hard to find an example of a city that’s doing accessible transportation better than New York.”

July 18, 2019

Disability Justice advocates from around New York focused on how to make the city prioritize accessible transit tonight, at a packed-room panel discussion at “All Access”, NYLPI’s pop-up social justice museum. “Examples abound of cities that are doing …



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 …



“When young people come into my office, I reprioritize to make sure I’m paying attention to them.”

July 17, 2019

Young people from all over New York came together inside NYLPI’s pop-up social justice museum this afternoon to focus on the power of youth activism and organizing. New York City Council Member Antonio Reynoso delivered some remarks, focused on the val …



Immigration Enforcement—Advice For Nonprofits

July 17, 2019

As part of our capacity building work, we’re reissuing our immigration enforcement guide for nonprofits, in light of an increasing number of questions raised by nonprofits and service providers in these troubling times, as immigration enforcement actio …



The New York City blackout was actually bad for the environment

July 16, 2019

USA Today quoted NYLPI Director of Strategic Organizing Justin Wood in an article about food waste and greenhouse gas emissions during the recent New York City blackout. NYLPI’s recent climate emergency report, produced with the Transform Don’t Trash-N …



NYLPI Joins with Doctors To Call For End To Immigration Detention

July 16, 2019

Doctors from NYLPI’s Medical Provider Network members including Chanelle Diaz, Wendy Alfaro and Andrea Jakubowski, joined other New York doctors, nurses, and health professionals at the Lights for Liberty NYC Vigil in Foley Square this past weekend. Ou …



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