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Streets Blog NYCStreet vendors, who for decades have fought official harassment for the right to operate their businesses, must play a central role in any city effort to extend street and sidewalk dining. It’s simply a matter of equity.
CurbedAnthony Williams, a 67-year-old homeless New Yorker who is now staying in a hotel, had been sleeping on the subway as of a few weeks ago, but he was able to get a hotel room for himself through funds from a GoFundMe campaign organized by the Urban Justice Center.
NY1 NoticiasA pesar de que según datos de la organización Street Vendor Project, cerca del 90% de los puestos ambulantes en la ciudad cerraron por el brote de COVID19, Rolando y su esposa Ana no han dejado ningún día de vender fruta en la esquina de Wyona y New Lots en East new York.
Gotham GazetteBut that’s precisely the problem: privacy is already a part of the fight against the pandemic. If the Governor can’t give a clear and direct response to questions like, “who has access to the data,” then how can New Yorkers be expected to provide that data in the first place?
"What Cuomo is proposing beginning June 20 is not a moratorium but is prohibiting certain types of cases," Marika Dias, managing director of the Safety Net Project at the Urban Justice Center, told Law360. "What that means in practice is that it's going to shift the onus onto the tenants to make sure they fit into that category."
Daily DotThe preemption of state level laws was also a sticking point for Albert Fox Cahn, the executive director of the Surveillance Technology Oversight Project, since it would effectively block states from going further than the federal one if they chose to do so.
VOA IndonesiaDirektur Eksekutif Street Vendor Project Urban Justice Center Mohamed Attia prihatin akan situasi itu. “Semua orang yang saya ajak bicara sepekan ini mengatakan ‘Kami tidak bisa membayar sewa rumah bulan ini dan kami tidak tahu bagaimana akan membayarnya.’”
TelemundoLa organización Street Vendor Project estimó que de unos 20,000 vendedores ambulantes de toda la ciudad un 90% había cerrado sus negocios por completo desde el inicio del brote.
NBC New YorkThe membership-based organization Street Vendor Project has estimated that of 20,000 street vendors across the city, 90% had shut down their business completely since the start of the outbreak in March.