News2021-02-24T18:44:56-05:00

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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.

Right To Shelter Settlement Enforces Unequal System, Critics Say

March 19th, 2024|

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

March 18th, 2024|

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

March 18th, 2024|

Gothamist

"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

March 18th, 2024|

Eater

"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."