Archive for the ‘LIPC News’ Category

Newsday Letter to the Editor: Wage board was better option

Friday, August 28th, 2015

In the letter “A $15 solution to stagnant wages” [Aug. 20], some pertinent points were omitted. I agree with the writer that an increase in the statewide minimum wage for all workers would be preferable. Unfortunately, Republican lawmakers have blocked legislation that would include wage increases statewide. Read the full article here.

$15 an hour for workers?

Monday, July 6th, 2015

Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island: Should There Be Limits On Speech?

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

“Free Speech: Should There be Limits?” is the topic of a panel discussion to be held at the Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island on Sunday, June 21 at 11 am. The Ethical Society is located at 38 Old Country Road in Garden City (at the western end of Old Country Road, between Mineola Boulevard and […]

Garden City News Online: “Ethical Humanist Society to Present Social Justice Leadership Awards”

Friday, May 1st, 2015

The Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island is honoring three Long Islanders for their commitment to the betterment of the world-activist David Sprintzen, journalist Bob Keeler and legislator Michelle Schimel. On Thursday, May 14, the three will receive the Ethical Society’s Social Justice Leadership Award at a dinner to be held at the Nassau County Bar Association, 15th […]

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