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News

Here you can read the latest press from all of our Projects, and find out about the tremendous work we’re doing every day.

Each of these stories represents lives changed for the better, and we are so proud of our staff for their dedication to the people they serve.

NYC’s Unsheltered Homeless Population Reaches Highest Number in More Than a Decade

June 13th, 2024|

The City

"Natalie Druce, a staff attorney at the housing advocacy group Safety Net Project, said she thought the HOPE count figures showed certain Adams administration policies – like persistent encampment sweeps or hospitalizing homeless people against their will – weren’t working."

Opinion: Borough Jails Must Move Forward, With Guidance From Impacted People

June 12th, 2024|

City Limits

"When the state takes away a person’s liberty, it bears a serious obligation to provide them proper care, and the built environment is a big part of that." - Ashley Abadia-Santiago Conrad, Senior Community Organizer

Adriana Mendoza Named to Food Policy’s “40 Under 40” Rising Food Policy Stars

June 12th, 2024|

Food Policy

"Despite working many jobs to supplement my father’s income, my mother always found time to join grassroots organizations to advocate for labor and immigrant rights, and housing and food justice. She was my inspiration in doing the work that I do today."

The Cost of Being Myself: Cosmetics and Gender-Affirming Care

May 28th, 2024|

Ms. Magazine

"From physical safety to job security, how your present yourself to the world is critical. To transgender and other LGBTQ+ youth...beauty products like makeup or haircare are neither optional nor frivolous expenses." -Op-ed by Amy Leipziger, Director, Free to Be Youth Project