NewsBreak"Craig Hughes a social worker with the Safety Net Project of the Urban Justice Center said: 'Sheltering people in a tent with hundreds of cots crammed together during a pandemic, just as winter approaches, is a particularly frightening path for the city to take...'"
City Council eyes expanding CityFHEPS housing benefit program to help vulnerable New Yorkers find permanent housing
AM NY"Karim Walker, an organizer with the [Safety Net Project of the] Urban Justice Center who is a recipient of a CityFHEPS voucher, called the program “nothing short of a godsend.” Walker said the program’s biggest issues are the 90-day wait period, the process of moving someone to safe housing, and income discrimination."
Gothamist"Well-resourced schools and more economic opportunities are also effective ways to reduce the jailed population, said Darren Mack, co-director of the advocacy group Freedom Agenda."
Westchester Hispano"Trabajadores independientes y oficiales electos anunciaron este miércoles el inicio de una campaña para lograr el pago de desempleo a los trabajadores excluidos...Una larga lista de organizaciones comunitarias de base – organizaciones incluye la Street Vendor Project."
City LimitsCity Limits Most Read 2022 Housing Story: "NYC’s New Housing Voucher Rules Will Drastically Expand Income Eligibility for Renewals" - “It’s a really, really, really big win,” Sarah Wilson, an organizer with the Urban Justice Center’s Safety Net Project, said of the October rule change."
Delicious Foods"Mohamed Attia, managing director, Street Vendor Project: Our office is located at 40 Rector Street, and we are fortunate to have amazing street food options just a few blocks away at Zuccotti Park. Biryani House and Sam’s Falafel have good and unique flavor, healthy and affordable halal food, and good people!"
City Limits“'It seems like the state is more concerned about the error rate than about hundreds of thousands of people not eating because of the delays,' said Adriana Mendoza, benefits supervisor at the Safety Net Project of the Urban Justice Center."
City Limits"'It seems like the state is more concerned about the error rate than about hundreds of thousands of people not eating because of the delays,' said Adriana Mendoza, benefits supervisor at the Safety Net Project of the Urban Justice Center."
Amsterdam News“'Edgardo [Mejias] was delivered a death sentence without a trial,' said Freedom Agenda Co-Director Darren Mack. 'What will it take for judges, prosecutors and police to stop churning people through this death trap, and for the mayor to stop encouraging them?'"