ViceRead this Vice article about how SVP amplified the voice of Wahed Whab when the city tried to take away his fruit stand spot, which his family has used for more than 35 years.
The GuardianIf passed, a new bill will offer 4,000 permits over a decade. Read this article from The Guardian which shares the voices of street vendors in SVP like Walid Abdelwahab.
The Urban Justice Center’s Domestic Violence Project Advocates for Survivors & Other Vulnerable Populations
Dating NewsAmber Brooks| March 28, 2019
NY Daily NewsFor New Yorkers who rely on public assistance, the average wait-time at facilities that offer these benefits is three hours. The following article by the Daily News, features quotes and statistics from the Safety Net Project’s report: Bureaucracy of Benefits.
NY TimesMatthew Shapiro, the legal director of the SVP speaks with the New York Times about the impact of new health grades for street vendors. A cart or truck “is a much smaller space, with limited refrigeration and hot holding areas, and a potable water tank instead of water from the building,” he said. “I am not saying it is easy to run a restaurant, but vendors have unique challenges, while still being held to the same standard.”