NYDLC is excited to announce our first Steering Committee of the year, Thursday February 24, 2022, 6:30 pm, focusing on a launch of 2022 Initiatives:
- 2022 Midterms / Voter Protection
- Legislative Updates
- Redistricting Update
- CLEs on the Horizon
- Recruiting a new Treasurer
Please register here:
Interested in joining a fantastic team in an important year as NYDLC Treasurer? Email [email protected]!
We will also have some big NYDLC news!
Looking forward to seeing you!
NYDLC Praises Governor Cuomo's Decision to Restore Voting Rights to Tens of Thousands of New Yorkers on Parole
The New York Democratic Lawyers Council (NYDLC) praises Governor Cuomo's significant announcement today that his office will take immediate action to begin restoring voting rights to the tens of thousands of currently-disenfranchised New York parolees, and further, that his administration is committed to protecting the civil rights of future parolees by doing so on an ongoing basis.Read more
In a newly released report "Bringing Early Vote to the State of New York" NYDLC's Legislative Affairs Committee endorses a sweeping overhaul to the leading NYS Early Vote legislative proposal that incorporates best practices from systems in place across the country and suggestions from good government advocates.
The proposal better reflect the differing needs of New York's extremely diverse 62 counties, embracing the mantra that "one size does not fit all counties" and preserving local flexibility.Read more