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Bushwick Flower Stalls Create Hubs of Peace, Small Business Opportunities for Local Immigrants

2023-03-27T16:18:51+00:00March 22nd, 2023|News|


"Carina Gutierrez, deputy director of the Street Vendor Project, said by becoming street vendors in their own communities, people...are able to stay connected to their neighbors and families who often share ethnic and linguistic backgrounds, and strengthen the community fabric."

‘Street vendors are not trash’: NYC lawmakers and activists denounce vendor enforcement change

2023-03-27T16:15:56+00:00March 22nd, 2023|News|


“Street vendors are small businesses,” Mohamed Attia, director of the Street Vendor Project at the Urban Justice Center, told Gothamist. “Street vendors are not trash or recyclables that should be collected.”

Despite Reforms, Sex Workers in New York Still Live in Fear of Arrest

2023-03-20T18:41:06+00:00March 20th, 2023|News|


"Sex work decriminalization advocates such as Mariah Grant, director of Research and Advocacy at the New York-based Sex Workers Project, say that prosecutions that have continued to occur in Brooklyn and Queens exemplify the limitations of DA non-prosecution policies."

Street vending in NYC will soon be handled by the sanitation department

2023-03-20T18:47:35+00:00March 17th, 2023|News|


“We are disappointed to see that once again, our city is fast to move on creating more enforcement for street vendors — yet fails to reform the unjust and arcane regulatory system, and provide opportunities for our city’s smallest businesses to thrive” - the Street Vendor Project."

Brooklyn Jail Construction Delay Raises Doubts About Rikers Closure Plan

2023-03-20T19:24:56+00:00March 16th, 2023|News|


"Rikers should have been closed decades ago and this administration should be exercising leadership to find every way possible to do it faster,” said Darren Mack, co-director of Freedom Agenda...How many more lives is this mayor willing to see lost or forever damaged in that hellhole?”

Street vendors in New York demand to formalize street trade

2023-03-20T19:05:24+00:00March 16th, 2023|News|

Morning Express

"When I realized that my number 3488 on the waiting list was so high I thought I would never be able to receive a license...That is why we urge the Council to reform the street vendor industry so that we can work with dignity under a fair system,” said Goba, who is a member of the Street Vendors Project."

NYC Street Vending Enforcement Shifts to Sanitation Department

2023-03-20T19:01:28+00:00March 16th, 2023|News|

Morning News Outbreak

"Despite the mayor’s positive outlook, the Street Vendor Project, a prominent advocacy group, expressed disappointment in the move. They feel that the city is focusing too much on enforcement rather than reforming the regulatory system and providing more opportunities for small businesses to thrive."