Archive for the ‘LIPC News’ Category

Ready For Kindergarten, Ready for College Campaign – Long Islanders Overwhelmingly Want Pre-K for Their Children

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

A newly released poll from the Rauch Foundation’s Long Island Index found that 74 percent of Long Island residents support public funding of Pre-K for all families. Read more about this initiative. 

Message From Our Director: We have lost our Fearless Warrior

Monday, January 12th, 2015

We have lost our fearless warrior. Yesterday, Diana Coleman LIPC Co-Chair passed away. This is a huge loss for Long Island and for all of us. For decades Diana has fought the hard fight for justice. She was the lead plaintiff forcing Nassau County to redistrict due to the impact on minority communities. She has […]

Views From 90 Penn: LIPC Gave Me a Voice

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

  My name is Bridget D’Angelis and I am currently an intern at Long Island Progressive Coalition. I am a senior at Long Island University and I am a sociology major. Growing up, I constantly changed my mind as to what I wanted to do for a career. But, the one thing I have always […]

Interns Needed for 2015 at LIPC

Monday, November 17th, 2014

Do you know a bright, young progressive person on Long Island?  Do you know of a college student who wants an internship where they can gain real experience and make a difference? LIPC needs interns for 2015.   Have a passion to help the community and want to get real world experience? Want to learn […]

Views From 90 Penn: Get Active to Make Change

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

My name is Myranda; I am an intern at the Long Island Progressive Coalition (LIPC) during the fall semester of my junior year at LIU Post. I am studying Sociology with a minor in Criminal Justice with the hopes of some day attending Law School. I am truly passionate about the growth and prosperity of […]

Newsday “Don’t send Croci to State Senate”

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

On the eve of Election Day, some Long Islanders are still trying to be heard. Read more of this article here

Protesters Give Martins Roadblock Award

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

  “More than two dozen protesters from three progressive advocacy groups gathered at the Mineola office of State Sen. Jack Martins Wednesday afternoon to present him with Roadblock Awards for blocking several pieces of Democratic legislation. The protesters, members of Make the Road Action Fund, the New York Communities for Change and the Long Island […]

LI Democratic hopefuls hoping for help from Cuomo

Monday, June 9th, 2014

Newsday: June 7, 2014 9:01 PM By RICK BRAND Democratic State Senate candidate Adam Haber of East Hills saidhe hasn’t heard from Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo about how he intends to help elect a Democratic Senate this fall. Environmentalist Adrienne Esposito and attorney Joseph Fritz, who are vying in a primary for the Democratic line in the […]

Looking Back at our Luncheon and the first half of 2014

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

With June steadily approaching it seems an appropriate time to look back at past six months. This year the Long Island Progressive Coalition celebrated its 35th year with a luncheon on March 15, 2014 at the Timber Point Country Club in Great River. A turnout of old friends, politicians and our friends in labor all […]


Monday, May 12th, 2014

(Amityville, NY) The Long Island Progressive Coalition has been awarded a $720,000 Green Jobs- Green New York grant by New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to continue assisting Long Islanders through the energy efficiency process over the next 2 years. This is the second grant that the LIPC has been awarded from NYSERDA […]