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Night Out

2020-12-18T10:50:35-05:00October 22nd, 2019|Event|

Every summer, with the help of our Young Professional Network, we take over the Museum of the City of New York for an incredible evening that combines drinking, dancing, and delicious food with smart takes on some of society’s most pressing issues.

Intern or Volunteer – Safety Net Project

2024-01-31T09:31:43-05:00September 18th, 2019|SNP Vacancy, Vacancy|

The Safety Net Project offers internships and volunteer opportunities at our Lower Manhattan offices on a rolling basis. We welcome undergraduates, graduate students, law students, and volunteers seeking to contribute to our advocacy and legal work by assisting our staff.

NYC Food Cart Vendors Protest After Being Pushed Out of Spots by Business Group

2020-04-04T14:18:01-04:00August 7th, 2019|Press|


Read this Vice article about how SVP amplified the voice of Wahede Whab and advocated for him with a rally when bike racks and planters were placed in his family's fruit stand spot of 35 years

Midtown food cart operators say 34th Street Partnership is using planters, benches to force them out

2020-04-04T14:18:57-04:00August 5th, 2019|Press|

AM New York

AmNewYork on SVP's advocacy for 31st and 32nd St. food carts, who have been pushed out by the 34th Street Partnership's use of planters and benches.

Street vendors fight for space on crowded midtown blocks

2020-04-04T14:19:37-04:00August 5th, 2019|Press|


“We realize that there’s lots of competition for public space in New York. Street vendors should be part of that,” says Matthew Shapiro, the legal director for the Street Vendor Project. “They should be part of the discussion whenever the city wants to put news stands or way-finding signs or planters or bike racks—these are all important, but vendors are also important, and they need to be a part of that discussion.”