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When the NYC subway is your home—and you’re evicted every night

2020-07-06T14:32:50+00:00May 18th, 2020|Press|


Anthony 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.

Ana y Rolando Pérez, siguen la venta de fruta durante la emergencia

2020-07-06T15:02:48+00:00May 15th, 2020|Press|

NY1 Noticias

A 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.

Surveillance and the City: Public Trust Needed for a Public Tracing System

2020-07-06T15:19:52+00:00May 14th, 2020|Press|

Gotham Gazette

But 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?

NY Atty Confusion, Concern Around New Virus Eviction Rule

2020-07-06T14:33:34+00:00May 13th, 2020|Press|

Law 360

"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."

Terimbas Pandemi, Pedagang Kaki Lima New York Kesulitan Keuangan

2020-07-06T15:03:21+00:00May 13th, 2020|Press|

VOA Indonesia

Direktur 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.’”

Vendedores ambulantes regresan a las calles de la Gran Manzana con nuevos desafíos

2020-07-06T15:03:55+00:00May 13th, 2020|Press|


La 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.

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