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Corona Plaza: How Street Vendors Created The Soul Of A Queens Neighborhood

2024-02-21T09:34:50-05:00February 8th, 2024|

Social Life Project

"Following public outcry, the New York City agencies working with Queens Economic Development Corporation and the Street Vendor Project, developed a new permit mechanism that enables the non-profit Corona Plaza Vendors Association to operate legally on Corona Plaza as a formal market."

NYPD Dragging Many More Vendors To Criminalize Court, Data Shows

2024-02-05T12:39:48-05:00February 5th, 2024|

The City

"Krishnan’s bill would decriminalize unlicensed vending and selling at the wrong place and the wrong time. It would only have reach above ground, according to Mohamed Attia, managing director of the non-profit Street Vendor Project at the Urban Justice Center, who said the bill would still let the police enforce laws against the sale of counterfeit goods and vending within MTA stations."

Frustrated Street Vendors In The Bronx Waiting Decades For Licenses

2024-01-29T13:22:55-05:00January 22nd, 2024|


"Looking at the investment that's going into enforcing these small businesses, rather than investment in providing them access with business licensing. This is really a shift that needs to happen," said Carina Kaufman-Gutierrez, the deputy director of Street Vendor Project.

Ex-Obama Official Stuart Seldowitz Gets Plea Deal In NYC Hate Crime Case

2024-01-22T14:34:18-05:00January 20th, 2024|

Erie News Now

"Seldowitz had been harassing the vendor for two weeks, according to the Street Vendor Project, an advocacy group representing street vendors across New York City. Mohamed Attia, of the Street Vendor Project, told CNN the vendor said he did not instigate the conversation with Seldowitz."