We are committed to advancing social equality and human and civil rights within our organization as well as in the advocacy we do throughout New York City, and we value the dynamism that staff diversity brings to our office culture and to our work. New York Lawyers for the Public Interest seeks to maintain a staff that is diverse along many axes, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, and national origin; disability; socioeconomic background; and sexual orientation and gender identity. New York Lawyers for the Public Interest recognizes the ongoing need to foster and support diversity at all levels of the organization.

The staff demographics set out below, which are rounded to the nearest decimal point, were captured in an employee survey distributed in 2018. We will update this information regularly.

NYLPI Diversity Chart

Race/Ethnicity Total Attorney Non-Attorney Management
Asian 12% 13% 10% 0%
Black or African-American 6% 7% 5% 0%
Hispanic or Latino 24% 13% 32% 11%
White (not Hispanic or Latino) 50% 67% 37% 89%
Two or More Races/Ethnicities 8% 0% 16% 0%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0% 0% 0% 0%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 0% 0% 0% 0%
Other 0% 0% 0% 0%
Gender Total
Male 18%
Female 79%
Nonbinary/Transgender/Other 3%
Disability Total
Staff member with a disability 27%
Staff member with a family member with a disability 50%
Orientation Total
Staff member is gay, lesbian or bisexual 29%
Position With NYLPI Total
Advocate 26%
Attorney 26%
Community Organizer 9%
Director/Supervisor 25%
Executive Director 3%
Operations 11%

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