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Right To Shelter Settlement Enforces Unequal System, Critics Say

2024-03-25T15:53:29-04:00March 19th, 2024|News|

City Limits

"[Marika] Dias, of the Safety Net Project, added that while shelter screening is nothing new, she sees a “categorical difference” in the establishment of a system that sorts people based on their national origin and time of arrival in New York."

Opinion: The Harmful Impact Of Invasive Child Welfare Investigations

2024-03-25T15:59:23-04:00March 18th, 2024|FPP News, News|

City Limits

"Earlier this month, the NYC Family Policy Project released a bombshell report demonstrating, in no uncertain terms, that New York investigates far too many children and families for suspected abuse or neglect."

‘Separate But Unequal System’. Some Homeless Advocates Criticize Changes To NYC’s Right To Shelter

2024-03-25T15:56:43-04:00March 18th, 2024|News|


"In a phone interview, Marika Dias, an attorney who is the managing director of the Safety Net Project, said the settlement agreement effectively creates a “separate but unequal system” that is unavoidably tied to race."

Leave The Kids At Home: Park Slope’s New Cocktail Bar Is For The Parents

2024-03-18T14:43:36-04:00March 18th, 2024|News|


"Hire a street vendor for your next event: The Street Vendor Project, a non-profit working with over 3,000 vendors in New York, has a new initiative meant to connect its members with catering opportunities in the city."

Safety Net Project – Supervising Attorney

2024-03-15T15:09:10-04:00March 15th, 2024|SNP Vacancy, Vacancy|

The Urban Justice Center’s Safety Net Project (SNP) is seeking applicants for the Supervising Attorney position. SNP’s Supervising Attorneys provide supervision and support to SNP’s Staff Attorneys and Paralegals in its high-volume landlord/tenant practice, while also maintaining a reduced caseload.

NYPD Ousts Vendors Selling Islamic Goods Just Before Ramadan

2024-03-18T14:36:46-04:00March 15th, 2024|News|

The City

“My biggest fear is that I’ll get arrested for working without a license,” MD Nasir Uddin, who supports his family of five including his three younger siblings, told THE CITY in Bengali through an interpreter from the nonprofit Street Vendor Project."