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Lessons of loss from Rikers: The inhuman jail must be closed in 2027

2023-03-27T17:48:20+00:00March 26th, 2023|News|

NY Daily News

"The pain of losing my son has been unimaginable. But it deepens my pain to hear Mayor Adams talking about creating a “Plan B” to closing Rikers, and pointing to shootings like those that killed my son as the reason.” - Peggy Herrera, advocate and member of Freedom Agenda

Pols protest Sanitation Department’s new vendor enforcement role

2023-03-27T16:21:09+00:00March 24th, 2023|News|

Queens Daily Eagle

“I always felt like a criminal being targeted by the NYPD for minor violations that are minimal as being few inches away closer to the crosswalk than on supposed to be,” said...Mohammad Attia, a former vendor who now works at the Street Vendor Project."

New Yorkers Are Up In Arms Over The Fines Piling Up Against Churro Vendors

2023-03-27T16:59:33+00:00March 23rd, 2023|News|

Daily Meal

"Please return the $1,000 fines issued to churro ladies," reads the first comment on the "We Love NY" Instagram post that claims to "love" the subway's churro vendors. It was posted by the Street Vendor Project."

DSNY to take up street vendor enforcement -Sudden jurisdictional shift comes as a surprise to advocates, lawmakers

2023-03-27T16:22:50+00:00March 23rd, 2023|News|

Queens Chronicle

"The Department of Sanitation collects, recycles and disposes of our city’s waste,” the group said in a statement. “Small businesses run by immigrants, veterans and low-income New Yorkers are not trash.” Mohamed Attia, managing director of the Street Vendor Project, said the shift came as a surprise, and that “no one was consulted” on it."

New Yorkers Are Dunking on the Mayor’s New Campaign That Claims to Support Churro Ladies

2023-03-27T16:56:02+00:00March 22nd, 2023|News|


"The Street Vendor Project, which advocates for street vendors in New York City, wrote in the comments section of the post, “Please return the $1,000 fines issued to churro ladies...”