NY Daily News: NYPD body cam footage depicts fatal police shooting of mentally ill Queens woman in 2018

July 2, 2020

NY Daily News covered video footage of the NYPD fatal shooting of Susan Muller. NYPD shot and killed Ms. Muller (pictured) on September 17, 2018, after she called the police to report a burglary in her home in Queens. Following public reports of the sh …

NYLPI Pens Op-ed: The Crisis in Immigrant Health is Far from Over

July 2, 2020

Director of Health Justice Amber Khan went into detail in City Limits on the unprecedented public health crisis that COVID-19 is causing, particularly for immigrant New Yorkers. ICE threats, lack of language access, and systemic discrimination endanger …

NYLPI Joins Education Advocacy Groups in Support of Healing-Centered Schools

July 2, 2020

NYLPI is supporting Bronx Legal Services and the Healing Centered Schools in their efforts to improve schools in the Bronx. The Community Roadmap to Bring Healing-Centered Schools to the Bronx will serve as a guide for parents, students, educators, adv …

NYLPI and Other Community Groups Call on Congress to Vote on HEROES Act

June 30, 2020

As reported in AMNY, NYLPI, as part of coalition of transit advocates has called upon Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer and House Democratic Caucus Chair Hakeem Jeffries to “deliver emergency funding to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in …

NYLPI Testifies on EPA Proposed Rule Failing to Improve Controls on Fine Particulate Matter

June 30, 2020

NYLPI Legal Director Hayley Gorenberg slammed the U.S. EPA’s proposed rule refusing to improve controls on fine particulate matter, shown in multiple studies to sicken and kill New Yorkers, and to contribute to the deadliness of COVID-19. Hayley’s comm …

NYLPI Op-Ed: Reduce NYPD Budget to Save Black and Brown Lives by Reforming Mental Health Crisis Response

June 26, 2020

NYLPI’s Disability Justice Director, Ruth Lowenkron, along with other prominent mental health advocates, penned a strong op-ed calling on the City to immediately reallocate a substantial portion of the NYPD budget and save the lives of Black and Brown …

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